Recipes

Chocolate, Cinnamon and Chilli Cake

November 12, 2012 4 Comments
chocolate chilli cake

Time for a Mexican Sweet Treat! This cake is dense, rich and moist with a little hint of chilli and cinnamon. Everything you could want and more from a great chocolate cake. Thank you to Dish Magazine for the recipe.

Ingredients

  • 200g butter, chopped
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp plainflour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper

To serve:

  • 3/4 cup natural yoghurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cocoa and ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees celcius. Line and grease a 20cm cake tin.
  2. Melt the butter and chocolate in a heat proof bowl set over a pan of simmering water, stirring occasionally. Do not let the base of the bowl touch the water.
  3. Stir in the sugar and vanilla and leave to cool for 10 minutes
  4. Gradually stir in the eggs then fold in the flour, salt, cinnamon and cayenne pepper.
  5. Pour into the tin and smooth the top.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the centre of the cake is set but not too firm.
  7. Transfer to a rack and leave to cool completely in the tin.

To serve:

  1. Mix the yoghurt and vanilla together. Remove the cake from the tin and gently peel off the baking paper. Place on a serving plate and dust with the combined icing sugar, cocoa and cinnamon.
  2. Serve with the yoghurt

Serves 10-12

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4 Comments

lasesana November 12, 2012 at 12:46 pm

This looks sooooo good!

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thegoodwolfmanifesto November 19, 2012 at 9:57 pm

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trialsinfood November 12, 2012 at 2:08 pm

that cake looks awesome!

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thegoodwolfmanifesto November 19, 2012 at 9:58 pm

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