Chocolate fudge Easter cakes

Chocolate fudge Easter cakes

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Cook: 15 mins

Easy

16
A chocolatey tea-time treat that kids will love to help out with

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal274
  • fat16g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars25g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.43g
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Ingredients

    Chocolate fudge easter cakes

    • 140g soft butter
      Butter

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    • 140g golden caster sugar
    • 3 medium eggs
      Eggs

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    • 100g self-raising flour
    • 25g cocoa, sifted

    For the frosting

    • 85g milk chocolate, broken
    • 85g soft butter
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      Butter

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    • 140g icing sugar, sifted
    • 2 35g/1½oz packs white chocolate maltesers, mini foil-wrapped chocolate eggs We use Fairtrade Divine milk chocolate eggs from Waitrose
      Chocolate

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    Method

    1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 and put 16 gold cases into a fairy-cake tin. Tip all the ingredients for the cake into a mixing bowl and beat for 2 mins with an electric hand-whisk until smooth. Divide between the cases so they are two-thirds filled, then bake for 12-15 mins until risen. Cool on a wire rack.

    2. For the frosting, microwave the chocolate on High for 1 min. Cream the butter and sugar together, then beat in the melted chocolate. Spread on the cakes and decorate with Maltesers and chocolate eggs.

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    burzulicious
    17th Apr, 2011
    5.05
    Perfect recipe! Made exactly 16 beautiful cupcakes that were ready after exactly 12 minutes. Takes just minutes to make, and these will become a favorite in my home!
    norathepixie
    17th Apr, 2011
    4.05
    Really quick and easy to make and didn't last long at all. I topped them with crumbled cadbury's flake and they looked fab!
    norathepixie
    17th Apr, 2011
    4.05
    Really quick and easy to make and didn't last long at all. I topped them with crumbled cadbury's flake and they looked fab!
    emmag1
    15th Apr, 2011
    Baked at 170 (fan oven) for 15 minutes and they sunk when we got them out. Tasted gorgeous, so will try them again and cook for a few minutes longer. Very quick receipe tho, very kiddie friendly.
    leeshannah
    12th Apr, 2011
    4.05
    the sponge is okay, but the icing - wow. I pipe it on rather than spread it like the recipe suggests
    junewells
    11th Apr, 2011
    5.05
    These are the ones I get asked to make every time my grandaughter comes to stay. Easy to make and keep well
    alisonschenkl
    7th Apr, 2011
    5.05
    If you can stand it (when does it become too much chocolate?), you can stick bits of broken Cadbury's flake on top of the frosting around the eggs - makes them look like they're in nests.
    mel1983
    3rd Apr, 2011
    4.05
    Mine turned out delicious - very soft and chewy and chocolaty - will amke these again.
    coco20988
    22nd Jan, 2011
    5.05
    they seem easy im makin them for birthday party 2moro so well c how things go
    GVB
    18th Nov, 2010
    5.05
    I have made these many many times and frosted with various different toppings. Easy, quick and delicious - they never last long in this house! I am going to have a go at making them in mini cupcake cases for my daughter's birthday party. Yum! A trial run, or cooks treat?? ;)

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