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Bruce Bogtrotter Chocolate Cake

Here's how to recreate the EPIC chocolate cake from Matilda!

food

Bruce Bogtrotter Chocolate Cake

Here's how to recreate the EPIC chocolate cake from Matilda!

Ingredients

  • 450g plain chocolate
  • 350g butter
  • 450g caster sugar
  • 8 tbsp flour
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Icing
  • 250g plain chocolate
  • 250g double cream
  • Maldon sea salt
  • 2 x 20cm cake tins

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 180. Melt chocolate, then butter, then add sugar, flour, vanilla, salt and egg yolks.
  2. Beat egg whites and stir in carefully. Cook both cakes for approximately 35 minutes. Leave to cool.
  3. For the icing, melt chocolate and combine with cream. Stack and ice cakes. Top with a light dusting of salt.