White Chocolate Mud Cake With Frosting

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prehead oven to 160C (145C fan forced). Grease a 20cm square cake pan and line with paper.
  • Place chocolate, butter, milk and sugar in a large saucepan over a low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat when chocolate and butter have melted, and stir mixture well until completely smooth. Allow mix to cool at room temp for 15 minutes.
  • Add vanilla and eggs to chocolate mixture and stir until well combined.
  • Sift flours together into a large bowl.
  • Add 1 cup of the chocolate mixture slowly and stir until a paste forms. Repeat until chocolate mixture has all been mixed in . The gradual method of combining wet and dry ingredients helps prevent lumps.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake for about 70 minutes. When the cake is ready a skewer inserted into the cake should come out clean.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • To make the icing - beat the butter with an electric mixer until it becomes lighter and flufflier. Add the vanilla and then gradually add icing sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler for 2-3 minutes, set aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Pour chocolate into icing mixture and beat until well combined.
  • Pipe or spread icing on the cake.
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