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23.5.09

Luxury Chocolate Cake



I am so excited about Eric's birthday this Sunday and all I can think about is cake so I thought I would share our favourite recipe with you.

Cake:
200g dark chocolate
200g butter
1T instant coffee
85g self-raising flour
85g plain flour
1/4t bicarbonate of soda
200g light Muscovado sugar
200g golden castor sugar
25g cocoa powder
3 eggs
75ml milk (or buttermilk)

Break chocolate and melt into butter
Mix coffee in 125ml cold water and pour into pan
Warm over low heat until melted
Mix both flours, bicarbonate of soda and sugar into big bowl
Beat eggs in separate bowl and stir in buttermilk
Mix everything together
Bake at 160 for 1 1/2 hours, leave to cool in tin

Icing:
200g chocolate
284ml double cream
2T golden castor sugar

Melt chocolate and mix everything together

Add your favourite recipe here too if you like or see some of our other favourites! We have even published a little recipe book called Family Favourites which is available on Amazon.

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