Easiest mud cake

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This quick and easy chocolate mud cake looks impressive on the dinner table and is sure to be a hit with everyone.


1 1/2 cups hot water
250 g butter
200 g CADBURY Baking Dark Chocolate
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 cups caster sugar
2 eggs lightly beaten
2 tsp vanilla essence
1 1/2 cups self-raising flour


  1. In a saucepan over low heat melt together, butter, cocoa, chocolate, sugar, vanilla and hot water.
  2. When cooled add flour and eggs and mix well. The mixture will be very runny.
  3. Pour into a lined 30 cm cake tin and bake at 150 C for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before turning out.
  5. When cool sprinkle with icing sugar.
  6. May be served re-heated in the microwave or cool with cream or ice cream

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