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white chocolate mud cake - oh my GOD its gooooooooooooooood!!!!

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dizzydixies Sun 22-Feb-09 20:42:49


250g butter
150g white chocolate
440g caster sugar shock
250ml milk
225g plain flour
75g s/r flour
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs - lightly beaten


125ml cream
300g white chocolate

preheat oven to moderate - would guess 180 or 160 for fan (I used fan at 160)
grease bottom & sides of DEEP 20cm round cake tin

put chocolate, butter, sugar & milk in pan and slowly heat (without boiling) until smooth - leave to cool approx 15mins

whisk flours into chocolate mix then eggs & vanilla then pour into cake tin

cover with tin foil and bake for approx 1hr

remove foil and leave in cake tin 10mins before turning out onto wire rack to cool

to make the ganache

bring cream to the boil in pan then pour over broken up chocolate, stir with wooden spoon until chocolate melted and then cover & pop in fridge for approx 30minutes - stirring occasionally - before spreading over cooled cake

it can be difficult to judge if this cake is cooked but the crust of the cake should be thick and sugary

will keep for a week but not very likely grin

Dior Sun 22-Feb-09 20:43:48

No, I'm NOT reading this. La la la, I can't hear you...

dizzydixies Sun 22-Feb-09 20:47:10

you're right Dior, you won't like it <<cackle cackle, all the more for me>>

Dior Sun 22-Feb-09 20:48:26


oh yum, wish I had the patience to make this.

dizzydixies Sun 22-Feb-09 20:51:23

the making of it is SOOOOOO easy, just the waiting for the hour thats the problem!!!

I so wished I lived near you dizzy

dizzydixies Sun 22-Feb-09 21:29:03

you're always welcome to pop round for a cake smile

Carmenere Wed 25-Feb-09 11:23:14

Ok I have had to use this for recipe of the week as I think it is such a perfect mn recipe ie, really easy and totally delicious. Thanks Dizziedixies grin

Hangingbellyofbabylon Wed 25-Feb-09 17:27:41

oh this sounds divine. must get ingredients and make it - it sounds like a beast. What's the consistency like? is it quite dense? [drool]

micku5 Thu 26-Feb-09 12:53:06

ooh thanks dizzy.. am making your chocolate buttermilk cake on sat for friends, may add this one too!!

dizzydixies Thu 26-Feb-09 18:57:24

hangingbellyofbabylon - its like a maderia cake or fudge cake in density - not a light sponge iyswim?

am going to make it for my Dad's 70th at the weekened so hope they all like it

very welcome micku5 - hope you like it grin

dizzydixies Thu 26-Feb-09 21:53:59

oh and apologies, double cream for the ganache blush

SoupDragon Thu 26-Feb-09 21:54:40

White chocolate is an abomination.

PlumBumMum Thu 26-Feb-09 21:57:35

O thank you dizzydixies I've been wondering what I could do for my MIL as she has been so good to me lately< I'll be getting choc and cream tomorrow smile

dizzydixies Thu 26-Feb-09 22:05:43

soupy shock what's going on? have you given it up for lent or something?!?

diedandgonetodevon Thu 26-Feb-09 22:09:12

ooh this sounds sooo goood [drool]
Will have to give it a go tomorrow methinks

SoupDragon Fri 27-Feb-09 12:13:31

No, white chocolate is an abomination. I don't do Lent

PlumBumMum Fri 27-Feb-09 12:21:07

Making it now
do I pour white choc mix into mixing bowl
silly ques?

PlumBumMum Fri 27-Feb-09 12:45:24

well its in oven, fingers crossed

PlumBumMum Fri 27-Feb-09 15:47:59

Right put mix in too small a tin so bit welldone round edges going to trim and then ganache, what do you think?
Ganache in the fridge

diedandgonetodevon Fri 27-Feb-09 16:46:07

Mine is now cooling so fingers crossed it is going to be ok!

PlumBumMum Fri 27-Feb-09 19:08:15

Mine is done going to MIL to nave it, looks and smells yum

PlumBumMum Fri 27-Feb-09 19:08:31


dizzydixies Fri 27-Feb-09 21:10:24

am so chuffed you're all trying this grin
hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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