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Blueberry Chocolate Cake

Blueberry Chocolate Cake
Serves: Makes 1 cake prep time cook time

Ingredients

  • ½ cup cocoa
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • 250g butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 eggs
  • 375g jar Craig's Blueberry Jam
  • 2 ½ cups self raising flour

  • Thick Chocolate Glaze
  • 125g chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup cream (plain or sour)
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Method

1.Preheat oven to 180oC. Grease and flour a 22cm - 23cm ring cake tin.

2. Stir the cocoa and boiling water together until smooth. Cool thoroughly.

3. Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla essence together until light and fluffy.

4. Beat in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in half a cup of Craig's Blueberry Jam.

5. Sift in the self raising flour and pour in the cooled chocolate mixture. Fold together carefully.

6. Spread into the prepared cake tin.

7. Bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean and the cake has shrunk from the sides of the cake tin. Cool in the cake tin for 5 minutes before turning out on to a cake rack to cool.

8. When cool, split the cake in half or three layers horizontally and spread the cut layers with the remaining Craig's Blueberry Jam. Join together. Dust with icing sugar or spread with the thick chocolate glaze.

To make chocolate glaze:

Heat chocolate chips and cream in a microwave proof jug for 1 minute in a microwave on high power. Stir until the chocolate has all melted and the mixture is smooth. Smooth on to the cake while still warm.

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Beverley's Review | Rating

in demand by my family and friends

tania's Review | Rating

I love anything with blueberry jam so this one for me.

henry's Review | Rating

THIS IS SO GOOD! VERY TASTY!

hannah's Review | Rating

ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.yummio.. gotttta try it owtt..

Samantha's Review | Rating

Nice and moist. Smooth texture. Yummy with or without icing.

charmaine's Review | Rating

yummy

Libby's Review | Rating

DELISHIOUS!!!

Sara's Review | Rating

I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Claire's Review | Rating

yummy!!!! :-]

sxybabs@hotmail.com's Review | Rating

I have made this cake over & over again, for special occassions. It has never failed me. Always had people comment on what a 'wonderful' cook I am. Well worth making. Easy to make as well, but looks really professionally difficult. A 5 star excellent cake.

Kay Bee's Review | Rating

omg everyone just has to try this! it is just amazing! :D

Kat Bromhall's Review | Rating

Easy to make, lovely tasty and moist cake! Yum!

Claire Nitschke's Review | Rating

this is super yum

kaitlin francis's Review | Rating

it looks really good and it looks yum