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There is nothing better than a big fat slice of sinful chocolate cake. This recipe mixes rich dark chocolate with smooth velvety guinness. Perfect for grown up chocolate lovers.
PER SERVING (BASED ON 12) 455kcals, 33.9g fat (21g saturated), 4g protein, 35.7g carbs, 33.4g sugar, 0.6g salt
Freeze the un-iced cake, wrapped well in baking paper, then cling film, for up to 3 months.
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I've made this cake at least half a dozen times. It's a real crowd pleaser. Sometimes people are put off by the idea of the Guinness - I just explain there's only a small amout to add depth of flavour and take the edge off the sickliness of the chocolate.
In my fan oven I bake it at 170 degrees Celsius for 50 mins. If I use the recommended temperature and time, it doesn't cook through & I end up burning it on the outside.
The icing is delicious, but too sloppy. It runs off in hot weather. I've tried doubling the quantity of chocolate, which helps, but I haven't totally sorted it yet.
Made this cake and loved it! Used a brown beer substitute for Guinness and it worked perfectly.
My cooking time was slightly longer than suggested above, and my icing looked a bit runnier than in this picture but all in all delicious indeed. Especially the next day :-)
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