Eggless triple chocolate cake

Recipe from: 26 May 2015
recipes, bake, chocolate, cake

Ingredients 17
Servings
Time 00:20
  • 500
    ml
    cake flour
  • 100
    ml
    cocoa
  • 5
    ml
    cinnamon powder
  • 5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 5
    ml
    bicarbonate soda
  • 300
    ml
    castor sugar (brown if available)
  • 60
    ml
    ground flax seeds
  • 125
    ml
    oil
  • 30
    ml
    apple cider vinegar
  • 200
    ml
    milk
  • 150
    ml
    water
  • SAUCE:
  • 100
    ml
    milk
  • 50
    ml
    cocoa
  • 50
    ml
    hot chocolate powder
  • 25
    ml
    butter
  • 150
    ml
    good quality dark chocolate
 

Method

00:40
 

Cake

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Sift flour, cocoa, cinnamon, baking powder and bicarbonate soda into a large mixing bowl.
To the above, add the castor sugar and ground flax seeds and mix well.
In a mixing jug, using a whisk, mix the oil, cider vinegar, milk and water.
Very gradually add the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients and fold in thoroughly.
Using a wooden spoon beat/mix well for a minute or two.
Pour into a prepared baking tin the size of regular oven trays, tap on all sides so the mixture is well distributed.
Bake in a preheated oven for about 35-40minutes or when a skewer inserted in comes out clean.
Remove from oven and allow to cool before turning onto a cooling rack.

Sauce

Heat the milk in a sauce pan and then add the cocoa, sugar and butter, allow the butter to melt.
Then add in the chocolate (broken into pieces) and remove from heat, and still till all of the chocolate is melted.
Allow to cool for a bit and then using a tooth pick prick the cake all over so that the sauce can seep in.
Using a spoon, pour the sauce over the cake ensuring that it is absorbed into the cake.
Allow this to dry a bit before grating some milky bar over the cake.
Then cut into cubes and serve on its own, with a dollop of ice-cream or some whipped cream.

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