Sticky chocolate cakes

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Sticky chocolate cakes
These sticky treats are so easy to make and keep well.

250g pack unsalted butter

300g golden caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 large eggs

200g self-raising flour

50g cocoa

100g milk chocolate chips

For the topping

85g butter

85g caster sugar

200g light condensed milk

50g milk chocolate chips, plus extra, to scatter

20g dry coconut, to decorate (optional)

Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas mark 4.

Line and butter a baking tray and set aside.

Gently melt the butter in a large saucepan then cool for 5 minutes, add sugar, vanilla and eggs, then beat until smooth with a wooden spoon.

Stir in the flour, cocoa and ¼ tsp salt.

Stir in the milk chocolate and bake for 35 minutes until risen all over and a skewer comes out with a few damp crumbs.

For the top, heat 85g butter and 85g caster sugar together until both are melted.

Stir in 200g light condensed milk and bring to a boil.

Cool for 5 minutes, then stir in 50g milk chocolate to melt.

Spread over the cold cake, scatter with more chocolate chipsand coconut if using, and cut into squares.

Serves
Makes 15

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
35 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Flour, Chocolate, Fruit, Eggs, Sugar

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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