Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer
IMAGE: Stylist: Chad January | Photographer: Donna Lewis
Something decadent to take your mind off the cold weather

Less than 15 minutes

Serves 4

Share with friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250ml) cake flour
  • ½ tsp (3ml) baking powder
  • ½ tsp (3ml) bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) cocoa powder
  • Pinch salt
  • ¼ cup (60ml) castor sugar
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) melted butter, cooled
  • ½ cup (125m) buttermilk
  • Few drops red food colouring
  • 2 slabs (80g each) white chocolate, finely chopped
  • Vanilla ice-cream, halved strawberries and honey, for serving

Method:

  1. Place flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cocoa, salt and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Whisk eggs, butter and buttermilk together.
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix to create a batter.
  4. Stir through food colouring, a drop at a time, until the batter has a red tinge.
  5. Spoon half the batter between four greased microwave-safe mugs.
  6. Top with equal amounts chocolate.
  7. Cover with remaining batter and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until cooked through (depending on your microwave’s wattage).
  8. Serve with ice cream, strawberries and a drizzle of honey.
Print for later

Share with friends

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

You might also like

Eid bites

An irresistible selection of Cape Malay snacks perfect to share.