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Easy recipe: Moist chocolate cake with whipped ganache

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 Moist chocolate cake with whipped ganache (Photo: iStock)

This has to be the moistest chocolate cake we have ever made.

What you will need:

1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

3/4 cup cocoa

1 and 1/2 teaspoons Baking soda

1 & 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 cup hot water

What to do:

In a large bowl pour in the flour, add the cocoa, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

Mix well until combined then add the oil and vanilla extract beat using an electric mixer. Gradually add the milk, mix well then add the hot water,

Continue to mix until you get the desired consistency. Pour the cake mixture into two greased and flour-dusted 6-inch round baking tins. 

Bake in an oven at 180°C for about 30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted in the centre.

Remove from oven and let it cool.

Slice the cake into layers and fill it with the whipped chocolate ganache then crumb coat it and finish icing it using a palate knife.

NB: If you don’t have an electric mixer you can use a spatula just mix the cake batter thoroughly.

For the whipped chocolate ganache you’ll need: Ganache, 1kg dark chocolate cut into chunks and 250ml heavy cream

Place the chocolate into a bowl and add the heavy cream. Microwave it for 1- 2 minutes checking it and mixing in between with a spoon until smooth and all the chocolate has melted.

Chill it in a fridge for 10 Minutes remove it and whip it until it becomes fluffy and you are ready to fill and ice. Enjoy!

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