Cakery Friday: Royal Chocolate Biscuit Cake

By the time you open this post William & Kate may have already become husband and wife. The Royal Wedding craze is everywhere,and although most of the details of the wedding have been kept under wraps we do know that at least one of the cakes being served is a favorite of Queen Elizabeth’s, the Chocolate Biscuit Cake. In honor of the wedding and the new Princess I decided to try out a recipe for the cake. It’s unlike anything I have made before, but absolutely delicious. It’s a no-bake chocolate treat that is basically biscuits {British cookies} covered in chocolate, how could that be bad??



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Gather all of the ingredients.



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Cream together 1/2 stick {4 tablespoons} of butter with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar.



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Melt 4 ounces of semisweet chocolate in a double boiler.



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The recipe called for McVitie’s Rich Tea Biscuits, I substituted with Biscoff {they tasted fabulous!}. Break the biscuits into almond-sized pieces.



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Off of the heat, add the butter and sugar mixture to the melted chocolate, stirring constantly. Fold in one egg, beaten. Finally, gently fold in the biscuit pieces.



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After all of the biscuits are coated in the chocolate mixture, press the contents of the bowl into a 6 inch springform pan that has been greased. Allow to chill for at least 3 hours.



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Remove the cake from the refrigerator; let stand while you melt 8 ounces of chocolate in a double boiler. Slide the ring off the cake; turn the cake upside-town onto a cooling rack. Pour the melted chocolate over the cake, smoothing the top and sides. Allow the icing to set at room temperature.



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For a printer-friendly version of this recipe click here: Chocolate Biscuit Cake.

Enjoy the wedding! Cannot wait to see what she is wearing!!!!

xoxo,

Ali



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2 Comments on Cakery Friday: Royal Chocolate Biscuit Cake

  1. Papery and Cakery
    May 3, 2011 at 8:09 am (4 years ago)

    1/2 a stick! Thank you for catching my typo!

  2. Carrie
    April 29, 2011 at 1:26 am (4 years ago)

    12 sticks of butter!

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