11" Round Chocolate Mud Cake

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recipe by Helen England www.theenglandcakery.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 5mins
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Chocolate Mud Cake made by The England Cakery.

recipe updated 26 Mar 2020


  • Butter icon
    400g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Dark chocolate icon
    Dark chocolate
    400g (about 2¼ cups)
  • Coffee powder icon
    Coffee powder
    12 tsp (20g)
  • Water icon
    290ml (290ml)
  • Self raising flour icon
    Self raising flour
    250g (about 2 cups)
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
    250g (about 2 cups)
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    90g (about 1 cup)
  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda
    about ¾ tsp (3g)
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    860g (about 4¼ cups)
  • Egg icon
    7 (350g)
  • Walnut oil icon
    Walnut oil
    2.5 tbsp (37ml)
  • Low fat yogurt icon
    Low fat yogurt
    192g (192g)


  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large glass bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Cake tin

Step preview

  1. Line in cake tin
  2. Add butter, dark chocolate, coffee powder and water to a clean large saucepan
  3. Melt slowly until completely melted and let cool - approx 5 min, low heat
  4. Add self raising flour, plain flour, cocoa powder, bicarbonate of soda and caster sugar to a clean large glass bowl
  5. Stir gently until well combined
  6. Add egg, walnut oil and low fat yogurt to a clean small bowl
  7. Whisk thoroughly until smooth then set aside
  8. Pre-heat oven - 160°C
  9. Combine slowly until smooth and mix
  10. Pour slowly in cake tin
  11. Bake - 2 hr 25 min, 160°C
  12. Check until skewer tests clean
  13. Transfer onto cooling rack
  14. Let cool
  15. Turn out
  16. Serve
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