A delicious celebration chocolate mud cake with a strawberry frosting and milk chocolate ganache.
Preheat fan forced oven to 170 degrees.
Line 2 circular cake tins with baking paper.
Add butter and chocolate to TM bowl. Chop 5 sec/Speed 9.
Melt 5min/80degrees/Speed 1.
Add sugar to the chocolate mixture. Combine 2 min/80 degrees/Speed 1. (NOTE: If the sugar doesn't melt or the chocolate gets stiff don't worry! It will still work.)
Add the milk and eggs to the TM bowl. Blitz 30 sec/Speed 7.
Add the flours and dutch process chocolate to the TM bowl. Combine 30 sec/ Speed 5.5. Repeat this step in the flour is not completely incorporated.
Pour the batter into the prepared tins.
Bake for 55 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
Turn the cakes out onto a cooling rack. When cooled wrap the cakes in plastic and freeze overnight.
Add the butterfly to the TM bowl.
Place the softened butter, food colouring and jam in the bowl.
Combine 1min/Speed 3. (scrape down the bowl and restart as needed)
Add the icing sugar to the mixture and beat. 3 min/Speed 3.
Check the buttercream for flavour and consistancy. At this stage, you can add a drop of milk if the mixture is too thick or more jam if you prefer a more strawberry flavour.
Place the chocolate in the TM bowl. Chop 5sec/Speed 9.
Add the cream to the chocolate. Melt 2min/50 degrees/Speed 2.
Prepare a cookie sheet for the chocolate by covering it with baking paper.
Place the milk chocolate into a glass bowl and melt. 1 minute in the microwave. Stir once during this time. Repeat for 30 seconds if necessary.
Divided the white chocolate into two glass bowls.
Melt each for 1 minute in the microwave. Stir once during this time. Repeat for 30 seconds if necessary.
Pour the milk chocolate over the baking paper in a swirling pattern.
Pour one of the white chocolate bowls over the baking sheet continuing the swirling pattern.
Add the pink food colour to the final bowl of white chocolate and quickly pour this over the baking paper.
Scatter sprinkles, cake decorating pearls of Maltteasers over the chocolate then refrigerate.
Complete assembly instructions and tips are in the story :)
Happy cake making!
This cake is made over 2 days so please factor in the overnight freezing time.
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