- Prep time:
- 20 minutes
- Cooking time:
- 1 hour, 30 minutes
- Level of Difficulty:
- Top/bottom heat
|200g dark chocolate, chopped|
|2 cups caster sugar|
|1 tbsp instant coffee granules|
|1 ¼ cups boiling water|
|2 eggs, lightly beaten|
|1 ¾ cups plain flour|
|1 ½ tsp baking powder|
|¼ cup Dutch cocoa powder|
|250g dark chocolate|
Preheat oven on top/bottom heat to 140˚C. Place wire rack on shelf level 2.
Grease a 23cm round cake pan and line with baking paper.
Combine the butter, chocolate, sugar, coffee granules and water in a large saucepan.
Place over a low heat, induction level 2 and stir occasionally until the butter and chocolate have melted and the mixture is smooth. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and cool. Using a whisk, beat in the eggs. Sift the flour, baking powder and cocoa over the mixture and continue mixing until combined.
Pour the mixture into the prepared cake pan.
Bake for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer. Allow cake to cool in the pan.
To make the ganache icing, place the chocolate and butter in a small saucepan and heat on induction level 1 until ingredients are melted. Remove from heat and mix well.
Transfer to a mixing bowl and allow to cool, stirring occasionally until a spreading consistency.
Place the cake onto a serving plate and spread with ganache icing.
Bridget has worked in the home appliance industry for more than 15 years. She loves to cook & really enjoys working with customers to help them select appliances to best suit their needs as well as following up with further instruction when the appliances are installed.