• Ultimate one-bowl chocolate dessert cake (Donna Hay: Fast, Fresh, Simple)Source: Donna Hay: Fast, Fresh, Simple

No only is this made in just in one bowl, it's really fudgy and delicious and it never fails.

Serves
10

Preparation

15min

Cooking

40min

Skill level

Easy
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Ingredients

  • 125 g butter, chopped
  • 375 g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup (175 g) brown sugar
  • ¼ cup (35 g) plain (all-purpose) flour, sifted
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup (120 g) almond meal (ground almonds)
  • 5 eggs
  • cocoa, for dusting

Cook's notes

Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C. | We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. | All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified. | All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified.

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 170°C (325°F).

2. Place the butter and chocolate in a bowl and either microwave in short bursts until melted or melt in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.

3. Add the sugar, flour, milk and almond meal and mix to combine. Add the eggs and mix well.

4. Pour mixture into a greased 22 cm round springform tin lined with non-stick baking paper. Cover the tin with aluminium foil and bake for 40 minutes.

5. Uncover and cool in the tin. Dust with cocoa and serve with cream and berries.