- 150 g dark chocolate
- 100 g Butter
- 125ml hot water
- 215 g caster sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extrac
- 100 g plain flour
- 40 g Self Raising Flour
- 30 g cocoa powder
- 1 egg
- 453 g Chocolate Frosting
- 175 g packet Lolly Gobble Bliss Bombs
- 55 g Salted Roasted Peanuts, coarsley chopped
- 500 g packet Jersey Caramels
- 80ml thickened cream
- Melted chocolate to drizzle/decorate
Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Line ten muffin pans with paper cases.
Place chocolate, butter and hot water into mixing bowl and heat 60C/4min/speed 2 until melted.
Add sugar and vanilla and mix 60C/1min/speed 2.
Add flours, cocoa and egg and mix 2 min/speed 2 with MC off until well combined.
Bake 20/25mins – Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Spread a little chocolatefrosting over each cake.
Combine the Bliss Bombs and peanuts in a large heatproof bowl.
Stir the jersey caramels, cream & salted nuts in a small saucepan over low heat for 5 mins or until melted & smooth. (See Tips) Pour 2/3 of the caramel mixture over the Bliss Bomb mixture & stir to combine. Set aside for 3 mins.
While Bliss Bomb mixture is still warm, spoon & shape mounds over the cakes. Set aside for 5 mins to set. Warm remaining caramel mixture over low heat. Drizzle caramel mixture & melted chocolate over cakes!
This is a conversion of the Caramel Popcorn Mud Cakes recipe featured on the cover of Taste Magazine, September 2013.
I tried melting the jersey caramels and cream in the Thermomix but not enough heat was generated to do this so hence as per the magazine recipe the small saucepan was required. You can also make the choc frosting in the Thermomix however my goal was to convert the simple recipe as per Taste Magazine. We loved it and I appreciated the simple steps to achieve the final result. Please bake, rate and enjoy! They make you look like a super chef (even if you are not).
“What’s the secret to these popcorn towers? Melted jersey caramels for a speedy cheats caramel sauce” Michelle Southan, recipe author
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