Tuesday, February 22, 2011

My "Grandmothers" Chocolate Mint Mud Cake

As taken from a newspaper cutting by my Grandmother!  She brought down this cake for my 23rd birthday, now its on my blog for you to enjoy :-)

Chocolate Mint Mud Cake

"Eggless, no milk and on butter.  Suitable for vegetarians and Vegans.  Stays super moist for ages.  No eggs or dairy means longer shelf life.  Very cheap and simple to make"

1 and 1/2 cup self raising flour (sifted)
1/3 cup pams cocoa powder (sifted)
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup veg/rice bran oil
1 cup cold water
1/3 rd tsp peppermint essence
2 tsp vinegar


Preheat oven to 190 C.  Mix all dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl.  Mix wet ingredients in a separate bowl (except vinegar).  Pour wet into dry and gently mix.  Add vinegar and stir to blend.  Pour into 240 x 170mm loaf tin and bake for 45 minutes.  Cool slightly, remove from tin with baking paper and cut into 8 squares when cold.  Optional - drizzle with melted dark chocolate.

I enjoyed it most with So Good Vanilla Soy Ice Cream and Chinas finest "Budget" brand Peaches!


*** UPDATE  I've also made this cake myself now :-)  ***



Even better yet, step by step photos on the Invercargill Vegan Society website :-)


1 comment:

  1. Mmm, that cake looks moist, fudgy, and super delicious. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link your cake up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2011/02/sweets-for-saturday-6.html


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