So moist, rich and dense. This chocolate mudcake is the best I made this batch in a large tin so they were only thin and cut them into brownie size portions. The kids enjoyed them with cream.
The Australian Women's Weekly Recipe http://aww.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=777184
Mississippi Chocolate Mudcake
Can be made 3 days ahead. Storage: Covered, in refrigerator. Freeze: Suitable. Microwave: Chocolate mixture suitable
250g cold unsalted butter, chopped
150g dark chocolate, chopped
440g (2 cups) caster sugar
250ml (1 cup) hot water
80ml (1/3 cup) whisky
1 tablespoon instant coffee powder
225g (1½ cups) plain flour
35g (¼ cup) self-raising flour
25g (¼ cup) cocoa powder
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Grease 23cm square slab pan, line base with baking paper. Combine butter, chocolate, sugar, water, whisky and coffee powder in medium pan; stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Transfer mixture to large bowl; cool. Stir in sifted flours and cocoa, then eggs; pour mixture into prepared pan.Bake at 160°C for 1¼ hours. Stand cake 30 minutes; turn onto wire rack to cool. Serve dusted with sifted icing sugar.
** I didn't use whisky but added in vanilla extract and made up that quantity in water.