I’m not a great cake maker but this turns out beautifully and is not difficult. It doesn’t take long to prepare but has a long cooking and cooling time so is good to make the day before you need it.

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Ingredients (serves 15)

  • 250g chopped butter
  • 180g white chocolate melts (or bits or chopped white choc)
  • 1 cup milk (I use lite)
  • 1 & 3/4 cups caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla essence (or extract if you have it)
  • 2 lightly beaten eggs
  • 1 & 3/4 cups sifted plain flour
  • 1/2 cup sifted self raising flour
  • 100g chocolate coated honeycomb
  • FOR THE GANACHE:
  • 180g white chocolate melts (or bits or chopped)
  • 1/3 cup thickened cream

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C/140°C fan-forced. Grease a 22cm (base) 6 cm deep round cake pan. Line base and side with 2 layers of baking paper (very important to use 2 layers!). Place butter, white chocolate, milk, sugar and vanilla in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until smooth. Set aside for 25 minutes to cool. (Very important to cool for this long or ganache won't thicken!)
  2. Whisk the eggs and flours into the chocolate mixture. Fold in half of the honeycomb. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour 45 minutes to 2 hours or until browned and a skewer inserted into centre of cake comes out with crumbs clinging (cover cake loosely with foil if over-browning during baking). Cool in pan. (It may take a little longer depending on your oven but remember you want it to be a moist, mud cake consistency! Gently remove from pan when the cake is completely cool.
  3. Ganache: Place white chocolate and cream in a microwave-safe bowl or jug. Microwave on high (100%) for 30 minutes, stir with a metal spoon, then microwave again for another 30 seconds, or until smooth. Set aside for 15 minutes to cool. Whisk ganache gently to thicken. Spread over COOL cake top. Sprinkle with remaining honeycomb. Enjoy :)


  • ITS really divine I love it

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  • Oh my, this looks divine. Thanks.

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  • oh come on it’s 10.03 PM bit late for a night time feed lol. but oh my this looks and sounds so good. thanks for sharing. :-)


    • Just got to thinking Kymichelle it’s New Years Eve swing on by and we will have a cook up. lol.
      Wishing one and all the very best for 2018. :-)

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  • what a fantastic and indulgent and fun cake! it looks great and i bet that it tastes great too. cheers for sharing your idea! it rocks!

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  • This looks wonderful

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  • The family that could eat this loved it. Need to find a way for others to enjoy it.

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  • That looks so good and has me wanting to eat it now, not worrying about the effects of it.

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  • looks too good to eat!

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  • Oh man that’s just teasing! this looks so good. One to try

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  • Yum yum yum!! I want a whole cake of this for myself.

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  • All that chocolate yum yum delicious

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  • One word YUM, thanks for the recipe.

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  • wow i love this recipe
    Thank you for sharing!

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  • Never thought of putting honey combe pieces on mud cake, what an awesome idea!

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  • have never made mudcake but ill be sure to try this recipe :)

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