Pressed Chocolate Cake

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By Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers

Published 1995

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This is a squashed chocolate soufflé.


  • 400 g (14 oz) best-quality bitter-sweet chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 300 g (


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Butter and flour a 30 × 7.5 cm (12 × 3 in) cake tin.

Melt the chocolate with the butter in a bowl over a pan of simmering water – the water should not be allowed to touch the bowl. Remove the bowl from the pan, cool a little, then whisk in