chocolate cake

bootsnall1, Mar 12, 8:46pm
Need a great chocolate cake recipe, and a frosting for the top.
It's my son's teacher birthday and he wants me to make his teacher a delicious chocolate cake... . .


debblesnz, Mar 12, 9:01pm
Do you have an edmonds cook book?

sarah531, Mar 12, 11:25pm
google chocolate mud cake and do a cream cheese frosting on top? ? yummm

luckyduck, Mar 13, 4:28am
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Community/MessageBoard/Messages. asp
x? id=41230, this is the one I take to work. Make it in a roasting dish and cut in half if too big

dollmakernz, Mar 13, 5:19am
This one is brilliant!
Mels Secret Chocolate Cake
2 Cups of water 3 Cups of caster sugar 250gm butter 1/3 Cup cocoa 1 teaspoon of baking soda 3 Cups of self raising flour 4 eggs lightly beaten Combine water, sugar, butter , cocoa, & soda in a large pot. Stir over medium heat without boiling until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 5 minutes uncovered. Cool for 10 minutes. Mix in flour and eggs and beat til smooth. Pour into a lined roasting dish and bake for 50 minutes at 160c. Check at 40 minutes. Stand for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.

Ganache
Warm 250ml-300ml cream over a low heat. Remove from heat and break into it 1 cake of either Pams cooking chocolate or Signature range Belguim chocolate. Beat together until smooth & creamy leave to cool and thicken. Place in the middle and on top of the cake.

bootsnall1, Mar 14, 6:00am
thanks for the recipes guys, my son's teacher and class mates will be rapt... .

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