Melt and Mix Chocolate Cake

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10Ingredients
75Minutes
520Calories

Ingredients

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  • 8 tablespoons butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 1/2 cups self rising flour
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate (finely grated)
  • strawberries (to serve)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8-inch round cake pan.
    2. Place butter, granulated sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and 1 cup water in a large saucepan on low heat. Cook and stir for 2 mins or until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 5 mins, stirring occasionally, or until mixture reduces slightly. Remove from heat. Cool slightly.
    3. Whisk in egg. Stir in sifted flour. Pour into prepared pan. Gently tap pan to remove air bubbles.
    4. Bake for 45-50 mins or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 mins. Remove from pan; cool completely on a wire rack.
    5. Beat cream cheese and sifted powdered sugar in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Spread over cooled cake. Sprinkle with grated chocolate. Serve with strawberries.
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    NutritionView More

    520Calories
    Sodium24% DV570mg
    Fat38% DV25g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs24% DV71g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories520Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol115mg38%
    Sodium570mg24%
    Potassium160mg5%
    Protein7g14%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate71g24%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars51g102%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium10%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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