How to make Chocolate Mud Cake -

A chocolate cake served topped with chocolate ganache.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dark chocolate (डार्क चॉकलेट), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

  • Dark chocolate 180 grams

  • Butter 150 grams + for greasing

  • Cocoa powder 3 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 1¼ cups + for dusting

  • Castor sugar ¾ cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 tablespoon

  • Eggs 3

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coffee powder 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a baking tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Chop chocolate, transfer in a bowl and melt in the microwave. Remove from heat and whisk till smooth.

Step 3

Cream butter and castor sugar in a bowl with an electric beater till smooth and creamy.

Step 4

Add vanilla essence and eggs, one by one, and beat well until well combined. Add melted chocolate and beat again.

Step 5

Sieve flour and cocoa powder into the mixture. Add baking powder and fold till well combined.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 8

Serve topped with a chocolate ganache.

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