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1. Set the oven to 160 degrees fan and grease and line a 18 x 30 cm tray

2. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl before pouring into the tray.

3. Bake for 30-38 minutes until a skewer comes out clean. Remove from the oven and cool in the cake tin.

4. Put the milk chocolate and cream in a bowl set above just simmering water (making sure the two don't touch) and stir, whilst everything melts together. Once everything is incorporated, cover with clingfilm (touching the surface of the ganache) and leave to cool for 45 minutes to an hour. You don't want it too cool down completely or it won't pipe.

5. Put a star nozzle in a piping bag and fill with the cooled ganache. Turn out the cake onto a wire rack and measure out appropriate sized pieces, before piping on the ganache.


Double Chocolate Slices with Rhubarb


Makes quite a few

230g plain flour 

2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 

1/2 tsp baking powder 

300g caster sugar 

85g cocoa powder 

2 tsp espresso powder 

250ml whole milk 

120ml vegetable oil 

2 medium free range eggs 

2 tbsp boiling water 

For the icing: 

400g milk chocolate 

200g double cream 

Taken from an excellent recipe by Roojie the Foodie

Double Chocolate Slices with Rhubarb
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