Cheeky chocolate cake

    1 hour 5 min

    It's a lovely cake. Very nice makes a great birthday cake.


    Warwickshire, England, UK
    3 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 200g sponge fingers
    • 200g dark chocolate
    • 200g butter
    • 5 eggs, separated
    • 5 tbsp of brandy

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 170 C / gas mark 3.
    2. Process the sponge fingers in a food processor until finely ground.
    3. Melt the chocolate and butter in a mixing bowl suspended over a pan of simmering water. Set aside to cool slightly.
    4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until soft peeks form.
    5. Place the ground fingers in a bowl. Stir in the brandy mixing well.
    6. Beat the yolks, one by one, into the melted chocolate mixture.
    7. Fold the whisked eggs whites into the chocolate mixture, then the ground fingers.
    8. Place the mixture in a greased, lined 20cm cake tin and smooth the surfaces.
    9. Bake for 30 mins until set. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

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    i absolutely loved this recipe and so did my mum and we used your recipe for some mother and daughter time and keep them recipes coming x  -  11 Sep 2010