Happy Swedish Mud Cake Day!
November 7th is Kladdkakans dag in Sweden – day of the mud cake. It’s a yummy and gooey chocolate cake that is made almost effortlessly. Join us in the celebration and bake your own mud cake.
- 150 g butter
- 100 g chocolate bar (optional)
- 175 g sugar (around 200-250 ml)
- 1 tsp vanilla sugar
- 2 eggs
- 4 tbsp cocoa powder
- 100 g flour
- Heat oven to 175 C (350 F)
- Melt butter in a pot large enough so that it can later contain all the ingredients
- If you choose to include a chocolate bar then melt it together with the butter
- Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the sugar and vanilla sugar until dissolved
- Add the eggs while whisking gently and avoid getting air bubbles into the mixture
- Mix in the flour and cocoa powder which you add a little at a time to avoid lumps (best is to use a sieve/sifter)
- Take a 24 cm cake pan with removable bottom and grease it. Then add some breadcrumbs or coconut flakes so it sticks to the greased surface
- Pour in the cake batter and bake for 18 min. If you use a smaller / larger pan you will need to adjust the time. The cake should be crisp on the edges and sticky in the middle
- Let the cake cool, sprinkle some powdered sugar on top and serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Strawberries and raspberries also go very well with kladdkaka!
Ingredients to customize your kladdkaka
- Coconut flakes
- Chocolate bars