flourless chocolate fudge layer cake

  • 2 cartons Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cake
  • 370g unsalted butter, chopped
  • 8 eggs

chocolate ganache 

  • 600g dark chocolate, finely chopped 
  • 2 cups (500ml) single (pouring) cream  

each carton contains: 

  • chocolate chunks 
  • cake mix 
  1. Preheat oven to 160C (325°F). Place the chocolate chunks and butter in a small saucepan over low heat and stir until smooth. Place the chocolate mixture in a large bowl and set aside to cool slightly. Add the eggs to the chocolate mixture and, using an electric mixer, whisk on medium speed for 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over the cake mix and, using a spatula, mix until combined. Divide the mixture between 2 lightly greased 20cm round springform cake tins lined with non-stick baking paper. Bake for 40–45 minutes or until just set. Set aside to cool in the tin. 
  2. While the cakes are cooling, place the chocolate in a large bowl. Place the cream in a medium saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Pour the cream over the chocolate and set aside, without touching it, for 5 minutes. Mix until smooth and set aside, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes or until cooled and thickened. 
  3. Remove the cakes from the tin. Place 1 cake on a cake stand or cooling rack and top with half of the chocolate ganache. Top with the second cake and remaining ganache. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to set. Serve. Serves 16–18.
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