Chocolate Baileys mudcake

Submitted by Kimberlee webb

Chocolate Baileys mudcake

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Serving: 8
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes


  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 100g dark chocolate or for sweeter cake use half milk & dark
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 180ml Baileys Irish Cream Whiskey
  • 170g plain flour
  • 1.5 tsps baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • (Or 170g self raising flour is fine)
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 200g dark chocolate or for sweeter ganache use milk chocolate
  • 100ml cream
  • 100ml Baileys Irish Cream
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 Tbl / 15g unsalted butter


  • In a pan over low heat, add the butter, chocolate, sugars, cocoa powder and Baileys. When chocolate and butter has melted, whisk to remove any lumps. Remove from heat and leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs and fold in flour to slightly cooled mixture.
  • Cook on high with tea towel under lid for 1.5-2h depending on sc or until skewer inserted comes out clean
  • Place chopped chocolate in a bowl and place baileys, cream and salt in a pot and bring to the boil then pour over chocolate and let sit for 1 minute. Gently stir and add butter, stir until chocolate is melted.
  • Set aside at room temperature to cool, stirring occasionally, until ganache is thick and spreadable or place in the fridge and stir occasionally.
  • Feel free to use all Baileys if you prefer it boozier. Alternatively you could just use all cream for a virgin ganache 🙂

4 thoughts on “Chocolate Baileys mudcake”

  1. After the successful 2 ingredient cake (chocolate cake mix with blitzed cherries I thought I’d have a go at this one! Wow so so good, I’m making more cakes in the sc! Thank you so much Kimberlee Webb for this recipe, I definitely will be making this one again.

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