Chocolate Cake with a twist featured image

Chocolate Cake with a twist

Ready In 40 mins

Serves 8

Chocolate Cake with a twist featured image

Ingredients

  • 25g Butter
  • 225g Caster sugar
  • 4 x Medium eggs
  • 175g Self-raising ?our
  • 50g Dark cocoa powder
  • 100ml Milk chocolate
  • 200g Butter softened
  • 400g Icing sugar
  • 5 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp black cherry infused balsamic

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 180c
  • Grease and line two 20cm (8 inch) sandwich tins
  • Cream together the butter and sugar until ?u?y, add the eggs and gradually beat
  • Fold in the ?our and cocoa powder with a metal spoon and mix with the rest of the mixture
  • Pour half the mixture into each sandwich tin and bake for 25 minutes until golden and brown
  • To make the buttercream, put the chocolate in a heatproof bowl and melt in the microwave, stirring every 30 secs
  • Leave the melted chocolate to cool for 5 mins
  • Mash the butter and icing sugar together. Sift in the cocoa and pour in the melted chocolate and milk. Mix again until smooth
  • Remove from the oven and place onto a cooling rack
  • On a cake stand or large plate, sandwich the cakes together with half of the buttercream, then spread the rest on top
  • Serve with a generous drizzle of black cherry infused balsamic

Products

Black Cherry Infused Balsamic

Made from our thicker Reserve balsamic

From £10.85

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