Chocolate Bourbon Cake with Chocolate Honey Sauce

Chocolate Bourbon Cake with Chocolate Honey Sauce

By Jessica Bristow on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 at 23:11

 CAKE:

2/3C cocoa

1tsp vanilla essence

100ml bourbon or whiskey

1C boiling water

2 eggs

2C caster sugar

1/2C oil

1C buttermilk

2C plain flour

1/4tsp salt

2tsp baking soda

METHOD:-Preheat the oven to 180. Line a 23cm cake tin with baking paper.

-In a bowl whisk together the cocoa, vanilla, bourbon/whiskey and boiling water.

-Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in the oil.

-Add the buttermilk and boiling water mixture.

-Sift the flour, salt and baking soda into the bowl and beat for a minute or more until shiny. (It will have the consistency of batter).

-Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

SAUCE:200g bittersweet chocolate, cut into small pieces

1/2C cream

1/2C milk

1tsp honey

2Tbsp bourbon/whiskey (optional)

METHOD:Combine all ingredient in a small saucepan, including booze if using, and heat gently stirring until smooth.

Serve with the chcolate sauce and ice-cream or cream.

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