Chocolate Baileys mudcake


August 12, 2015

Chocolate Baileys mudcake 5 0 5 1
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr 30 mins
  • 20 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr 50 mins

  • Yields: 8


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



2In 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.


4Add eggs and fold in flour to slightly cooled mixture.

5Cook on high with tea towel under lid for 1.5-2h depending on sc or until skewer inserted comes out clean



8Place 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.

9Set aside at room temperature to cool, stirring occasionally, until ganache is thick and spreadable or place in the fridge and stir occasionally.


11Feel free to use all Baileys if you prefer it boozier. Alternatively you could just use all cream for a virgin ganache 🙂

Submitted by Kimberlee webb


4 Reviews


June 10, 2021

What size slow cooker please

Sarah Kofoed

May 13, 2020

My husband said this was the best cake he had ever eaten. Super easy too.

Rita Price

February 8, 2017

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.

Jenny Auld

June 13, 2016

Love it ❤️ Easy and amazing flavour!

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