Chocolate plum ganache cakes
( MAKES 12 )
|125 g||Butter, softened|
|½ cup||Brown sugar|
|1½ cups||Self raising flour|
|3 Tbsp||Cocoa powder, dutch|
|12||Black Doris plums, tinned, stones removed, drained and 1 cup syrup reserved|
- To make the cakes, preheat the oven to 180C. Grease muffin tins or use baking papers. Cream the butter and brown sugar until pale.
- Add the eggs one at a time then fold in the flour, cocoa and cup of plum juice. Spoon into the moulds and bake for about 20 minutes or until the tops spring back when lightly touched.
- To make the ganache, put the chocolate and the cream into a small bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. When hot, stir until combined and smooth. Remove from the heat and let cool then spoon on top of the cakes. Top each cake with halved plums and serve with cream.