WARNING: Steenbergs Ltd has become aware that an identity fraudster is falsely using the Steenbergs name and head office address to offer employment and business opportunities to unsuspecting people and businesses. The fraud originates in Nigeria and is in no manner connected to Steenbergs Ltd. There is no Garry Walker or pharmaceuticals or similar business at 6 Hallikeld Close. If you are in the UK, notify Action Fraud at 0300 123 2040.

Browse our products

Free delivery on all UK orders over £24.99

Shop in confidence

Double chocolate Cake with vanilla rose cream

Cake Ingredients

Icing Ingredients:                 

To decorate:

 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease and line two 20cm/8in sandwich tins. 

  2. For the cake, place all of the cake ingredients, except the boiling water, into a large mixing bowl. Using a wooden spoon, or electric whisk, beat the mixture until smooth and well combined.Add the boiling water to the mixture, a little at a time, until smooth
  3. Divide the cake batter between the sandwich tins and bake for 25-35 minutes, or until the top is firm to the touch and a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.  Remove the cakes from the oven and stand for 30 mins, before transferring to a wire rack for 10 mins before attempting to ice them.
  4. For the chocolate icing, melt the chocolate and 200mls of cream together in a saucepan over a low heat. Take the pan off the heat and stir vigourously until smooth, allow to cool.
  5. With the remaining 200ml of double cream, add another 1/2 tsp Steenbergs vanilla paste, a pinch of rose petals and a small dash of Steenbergs Rose water and whisk until soft peaks appear.
  6. When the cake has cooled, spread the whipped rose cream icing over the top of one of the chocolate cakes, then carefully top with the other cake. Add the chocolate icing on the top and decorate with remaining ingredients.


Top Tip: the white chocolate curls can be made by ‘peeling’ the white chocolate bar with a vegetable peeler.

 

Print

To print this recipe in printer friendly format click the button below

Comments

Bookmark this



Shop for the ingredients

Recipes menu


Your basket

Latest from the blog

Niki’s Spiced Apple Cake
14 November 2017, 9:20 amFancy a seriously simple yet delicious sweet treat? Look no further than my autumnal spiced apple cake! Designed and created…... Read more
Recipe for Sticky Ginger Cupcakes
7 November 2017, 8:32 amLet’s warm up with Niki Bakes easy ginger cupcakes! I love how autumnal and warming these little bites of heaven…... Read more
If at first you don’t succeed, chai chai again
25 October 2017, 7:11 amChai is a centuries old beverage which has played an important role in many cultures, most notably in India where…... Read more
Decoration