Chocolate Mud Cake

A chocolate cake served topped with chocolate ganache. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chocolate Mud Cake

Main Ingredients Dark chocolate, Butter
Cuisine Fusion, , , ,
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 51-60 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chocolate Mud Cake

  • 180 grams Dark chocolate
  • 150 grams + for greasing Butter
  • 3 tablespoons Cocoa powder
  • 1¼ cups + for dusting Refined flour (maida)
  • ¾ cup Castor sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla essence
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coffee powder


  1. Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a baking tin with some butter and dust with some flour.
  2. Chop chocolate, transfer in a bowl and melt in the microwave. Remove from heat and whisk till smooth.
  3. Cream butter and castor sugar in a bowl with an electric beater till smooth and creamy.
  4. Add vanilla essence and eggs, one by one, and beat well until well combined. Add melted chocolate and beat again.
  5. Sieve flour and cocoa powder into the mixture. Add baking powder and fold till well combined.
  6. Dissolve coffee powder in some warm water and mix well to make a concoction. Add the concoction to the flour mixture and fold well.
  7. Pour the batter in the prepared tin, tap the tin to level, put the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 40-45 minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  8. Serve topped with a chocolate ganache.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3310
Carbohydrates 296.2
Protein 59.6
Fat 209.6
Other Fiber Iron- 36.6mg