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Chocolate fudge cake


OUR FAVOURITE CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE

Ingredients 15
Servings 6-8
Time 15 min

Ingredients

  • 2
    cup
    cake flour, stoneground or gluten-free cake flour
  • 1
    cup
    coconut sugar
  • 1/2
    cup
    cocoa powder
  • 2
    tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    tsp
    bicarbonate of soda
  • 1
    tsp
    salt and pepper - to taste
  • 1 1/2
    cup
    buttermilk or plant-based milk
  • 1
    Tbs
    apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1
    cup
    hot water
  • 1
    tsp
    instant coffee or espresso powder
  • 1/2
    cup
    coconut oil or butter, warmed until liquid
  • 1
    tsp
    vanilla paste
  • 2
    cup
    dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1/2
    cup
    coconut cream
  • 1
    cup
    pecan nuts, roasted and finely chopped
 

Method

30 min
 

Preheat the oven to 170ºC. Grease a round 23cm springform cake tin (or make 2 x 20cm cakes to layer together). 


For the cake, sieve all the dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Add the wet ingredients and whisk until well combined. Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin/s, tap the tins gently on the counter a few times to remove air bubbles and bake for 25–30 minutes or until fragrant and a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Remove and set aside to cool before turning out of the cake tin/s. 

Meanwhile, make the icing. Melt the chocolate and cream together in a non-stick pan over gentle heat until smooth and silky. Transfer to the fridge to cool and set softly before whisking vigorously (I use an electric whisk for this) until light and fluffy. 

Ice the cake (and use to sandwich the layers together if making 2 layers), then decorate with pecan nuts and flowers. 

Reprinted with permission from Sarah Graham. The recipe comes from her new cook book Super Natural, published by Penguin Random House Publishers.

OUR FAVOURITE CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE

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