Thursday, 12 June 2014

Blueberry Chocolate Cake

Definitely a treat! Rich,dark and chocolaty with fresh blueberries.


1 1/3 cups plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1.3 cup cocoa powder
1 cup caster sugar
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
125 gr butter ,melted,cooled
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
125 gr blueberries

Chocolate Ganache
7 oz bittersweet chocolate
1/2 cup cream


  • Preheat oven to 180C. Lightly grease your pan.Line base with baking paper.
  • Sift flour,bicarbonate soda and cocoa powder in a bowl.Stir in sugar,combine buttermilk,eggs melted butter and vanilla in a jug.Make a well in center of flour mixture.Pour in buttermilk mixture.Using an electric mixer ,beat on low speed until combined.Increase speed to high.Beat for 3,4 minutes.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan and bake for 40 minutes.Allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes.Turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
To make chocolate Ganache
  • Melt chocolate and cream in a saucepan or  microwave.
  • Stir until smooth.Cool.
  • Spread over cake .
Top with Blueberries...Bon Appetite! 

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