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Amanda’s best mud-cake ideas

From fudgy truffles to colourful Christmas centrepieces, these mud-cake cheats are ideal for school fêtes, edible gifts, or an easy and impressive sweet treat.

Our Food Editor and Fresh Ideas expert Amanda Lennon loves the iconic Woolworths mud cake so much that she’s curated a collection of her favourite recipes and cheats so you can get creative.

For the first time ever, Fresh Ideas Kitchen will be live-streaming a cooking makeover using Woolworths iconic mud cake at 11 am on Tuesday, 8 November.

You won’t want to miss out on learning about her easy mud cake makeover! Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to ask Amanda your most pressing cooking questions.

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“These fun and delicious mud-cake cheats will have you sorted for festive events or personalised gifts: your friends will be amazed. Feel free to mix, match and experiment with your favourite mud cakes; they’re all so versatile.”

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