Chris's Ultra Moist Stout Chocolate Cake

Chris's Ultra Moist Stout Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Betty Bramanis


Chris Badenoch is an amazing Aussie cook from Master Chef. He's a whizz in the kitchen and regularly uses beer and stouts in his recipes. This is his recipe.

A deep, sinfully rich almost brownie like, chocolate cake. The top will crack and the middle will be super moist - Don't over cook.

Best served with fresh whipped cream and fresh pitted cherries or super sweet strawberries.


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12 slices
30 Min
50 Min


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    1/2 pound (500g) butter, chopped
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    7 ounces (200g) dark chocolate, chopped
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    11 fl oz (330ml) bottle stout beer
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    2 cups super fine sugar
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    1 1/4 cups plain flour, sifted
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    1 ts baking powder
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    1/4 cup cocoa, sifted
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    2 eggs, lightly beaten
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    2 ts vanilla extract

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    1 cup freshly whipped cream
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    1 pound (500g) freshly pitted cherries or sliced sweet strawberries

How to Make Chris's Ultra Moist Stout Chocolate Cake


  1. Pre-heat oven to 360oF/180oC. Grease and line a 10 inch/25cm spring form tin with baking paper.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the butter, chocolate and stout together over a medium heat, stirring regularly. Add the sugar and stir to combine. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool slightly (5-10 minutes).
  3. Whisk in the sifted dry ingredients, eggs and vanilla. Pour into the prepared tin. Bake for 50-60 minutes. A skewer will come out with crumbs attatched - don't over cook. Cool cake in the pan completely.

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About Chris's Ultra Moist Stout Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Australian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Soy Free

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