Mud Pie Recipe

Mud Pie Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 20 cm/8 in cake

225 g/8 oz/2 cups plain (semi-sweet) chocolate

225 g/8 oz/1 cup butter or margarine

225 g/8 oz/1 cup caster (superfine) sugar

4 eggs, lightly beaten

15 ml/1 tablespoon cornflour (cornstarch)

Method:

Melt the chocolate and butter or margarine in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Remove from the heat and stir in the sugar until dissolved, then beat in the eggs and cornflour. Spoon into a greased and lined 20 cm/8 in cake tin (pan) and stand the tin in a roasting tray containing enough hot water to come half-way up the sides of the tin. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C/350F/gas mark 4 for 1 hour.

 

Remove from the tray of water and leave to cool in the tin, then chill until ready to turn out and serve.

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