Chocolate fudge cake

Cook: 20 mins
Chocolate fudge cake

150g butter

150g light muscovado sugar

150g plain flour
40g cocoa

2 tsp Dr. Oetker baking powder

½ tsp Dr. Oetker bicarbonate of soda
2 medium eggs
142ml soured cream
2 tbsp golden syrup
1 tbsp Dr. Oetker select vanilla extract
Dr. Oetker wafer daisies, to decorate

For the ganache:
150ml double cream
150g Dr. Oetker continental plain chocolate

For the buttercream filling:
100g butter, softened
200g icing sugar
1 tsp Dr. Oetker select vanilla extract
100g Dr. Oetker continental plain chocolate, melted

Grease and line two 18cm sandwich tins. Heat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.

Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, then sift in the dry ingredients.

Whisk together the eggs, soured cream, syrup and vanilla extract, then beat into the cake mix.

Divide between the tins and bake for 20-25 mins. Cool in the tins, then transfer to a cooling rack.

For the ganache, heat the double cream until hot, but not boiling; add the chocolate and leave to melt. Stir briefly until smooth and leave to cool.

Whisk all the buttercream ingredients together then use to sandwich the cakes. Cover the top and sides of cake with the ganache and decorate with wafer daisies.

This recipe is brought to you by Dr. Oetker Baking Range

Serves
12

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour, Chocolate, Sugar

Recipe Type
Party Food, Cakes & Baking, Kids Food, Cake Stall

Special Info
Nut free, Pregnant Mums

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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