Sinful Chocolate Delight Cake

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    55 mins

    A moist firm double layer chocolate cake with a hint of rum, filled with whipped cream and chocolate ganache...mmm, sinfully delicious!


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 10 

    • For the cake
    • 185g plain flour
    • ½ teaspoon of baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
    • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
    • 2 medium eggs, beaten
    • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 190ml milk
    • 190ml vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon rum
    • 2 tablespoons of treacle or golden syrup
    • For the chocolate ganache
    • 110g good quality dark chocolate
    • 300ml whipping cream

    Directions
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease or line a 23cm round cake tin.
    2. Place all dry cake ingredients into a large bowl, add wet ingredients; mix well and pour into prepared cake tin.
    3. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until firm and springs back when you touch it.
    4. Remove from tin, slice in half through the middle, leave to cool on a wire rack.
    5. Make the ganache by melting the chocolate and 3 tablespoons of the cream together.
    6. Whip remaining cream for filling.
    7. When cake has cooled enough, spread a thick layer of chocolate ganache on the inside of each cake slice.
    8. Spread the whipped cream on the bottom piece of cake and sandwich with the top layer of cake.

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    18

    The foto that is used for this recipe is very deceiving, i didn't even bother to slice the cake in half in the middle, because it had only risen by 3cm in the middle & 2cm at the edges, when it came out of the oven. I think it should've been baked in an 18 or 20cm cake tin not 23cm. I followed the recipe exactly & am quite a competent baker, so was rather disappointed.  -  03 Apr 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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    14

    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!  -  18 Jan 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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    11

    try asda. in the tea coffe and sugar aisle  -  19 Mar 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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