Sticky Chocolate Cake

Sticky Chocolate Cake

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This is a recipe for Sticky Chocolate Cake from a Community Interest Company called Turning Heads.

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This recipe will make a cake which you can cut into 8 slices.

You will need:

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  • 125 grams butter
  • 100 grams dark chocolate
  • 340 grams marmalade
  • 150 grams caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 grams self-raising flour

You will also need:

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  • a saucepan
  • a large mixing bowl
  • a wooden spoon
  • an electric whisk
  • a 20cm cake tin
  • a small bowl
  • a sieve
  • non-stick baking paper

How to make your sticky chocolate cake:

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1. Turn the oven on to 200°C, 180°C if you have a fan oven, or gas mark 6.

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2. Cut the non-stick baking paper so that it covers the inside (sides and bottom) of your cake tin. 

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3. Put the butter and chocolate in a saucepan and melt on a low heat.

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4. Stir the butter and chocolate slowly with a wooden spoon as they melt.

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5. When the butter and chocolate have melted, pour them into a large mixing bowl.

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6. Add the sugar into the bowl and mix with the wooden spoon.

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7. Put 3 tablespoons of marmalade in a small bowl and leave it until later.

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8. Add the rest of the marmalade to your mixing bowl and mix with the wooden spoon.

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9. Break the eggs and add them to the mixing bowl. Mix with the wooden spoon.

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10. Use the sieve to sift the flour into the mixing bowl.

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11. Fold the flour into the mixture.

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Fold means you lift the spoon out of the mixture as you mix. This helps to get more air into your mixture.

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12. Pour the mixture into the cake tin. You might want to use a spoon to get all of the mixture out of the bowl.

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13. Put the cake tin in the oven for 30 minutes.

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14. Take the cake tin out of the oven and spread the 3 tablespoons of marmalade on the top of the cake.  

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15. Put the cake back in the oven for another 15 to 20 minutes.

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16. Take the cake out of the oven and leave it to cool.

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Turning Heads have made a video to go with this recipe. Watch the Turning Heads sticky chocolate cake video on YouTube.