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Chocolate Chilli Cake

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Introduction

Love the combination of rich chocolate cake with a nice hint of chilli

Love the combination of rich chocolate cake with a nice hint of chilli

Ingredients

Serves: 8

Metric Cups
  • 200 grams flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 75 grams cocoa
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 100 grams peanuts (ground)
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • ½ teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 225 grams light brown muscovado sugar
  • 75 grams unsalted butter
  • 100 grams dark chocolate
  • 2 large eggs
  • 175 millilitres milk
  • lime juice (for icing)
  • 7 ounces flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 ounces unsweetened cocoa
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 4 ounces peanuts (ground)
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 8 ounces light brown sugar
  • 3 ounces unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6⅛ fluid ounce milk
  • lime juice (for icing)

Method

Chocolate Chilli Cake is a community recipe submitted by humphriess and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oven to gas mark 4. Mix together flour, baking powder, bicarb, cocoa, and cinnamon.
  • In a food processor mix ground peanuts, tahini, chilli flakes and muscodova sugar.
  • Melt butter with dark chocolate. Mix with nut mixture, add eggs and mix all together. Stir in milk, then sift in the dry ingredients.
  • Beat until smooth and then spoon into a tin lined with non stick baking paper.
  • Bake for about an hour. Nice with lime icing spread over the top.
  • Heat oven to gas mark 4. Mix together flour, baking powder, bicarb, unsweetened cocoa, and cinnamon.
  • In a food processor mix ground peanuts, tahini, chilli flakes and muscodova sugar.
  • Melt butter with bittersweet chocolate. Mix with nut mixture, add eggs and mix all together. Stir in milk, then sift in the dry ingredients.
  • Beat until smooth and then spoon into a tin lined with non stick baking paper.
  • Bake for about an hour. Nice with lime icing spread over the top.
  • Additional Information

    Don't be alarmed if you think the mixture is too thick, I thought this but it turned out fine once it cooked.

    Makes approx 8

    Don't be alarmed if you think the mixture is too thick, I thought this but it turned out fine once it cooked.

    Makes approx 8

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