Need to whip up a cake that’s sure to please? You can’t go wrong with this irresistible dark choc treat
Prep 25 mins | Cook 40 mins | Serves 10-12
1 cup milk Chocolate curls, to decorate
½ cup cream
1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180 C. Lightly grease and flour a deep 20-cm bundt pan.
2. In a bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in combined sifted flour and cocoa alternately and ending with flour.
3. Pour mixture into pan. Bake 35 to 40 mins, until cooked, when tested. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.
4. GANACHE Meanwhile, place chocolate and cream in a small saucepan. Stir on low until mixture is smooth. Transfer to a bowl and chill, covered, stirring occasionally, for about 30 mins until ganache is of spreadable consistency.
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