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

      Butter

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      Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

    • 140g golden caster sugar
    • 3 medium eggs
      Eggs

      Egg

      egg

      The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

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

    For the frosting

    • 85g milk chocolate, broken
      Milk chocolate squares

      Milk chocolate

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      Milk chocolate is classically made from dark chocolate of low cocoa solid content and a higher…

    • 85g soft butter
      Butter

      Butter

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      Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

    • 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

      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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    domesticprincess
    5th May, 2008
    5.05
    So easy to make and the decoration makes them look amazing. They are the best cakes I've ever eaten.
    curlystreet
    1st Apr, 2008
    5.05
    Nice f
    homemadesoup
    27th Mar, 2008
    4.05
    Used a milk choc/plain choc mix for the frosting. Found 16 buns covered with 3/4 the amount of frosting ingredients suggested. Very quick to make.
    julieann24
    25th Mar, 2008
    4.05
    Very yummy! lovely sponge and gorgeous topping. I used plain chocolate in the topping which made it even richer!
    fmccaghrey
    22nd Mar, 2008
    My daghter and I have just made tem and put mi egs on
    juliebahrain
    22nd Mar, 2008
    5.05
    A family favourite, I've been making these for years. I top them with Cadbury's Mini Eggs.
    eddie030304
    17th Mar, 2008
    Made these every one liked them, used white chocolate for the icing as ran out of normal, worked just as well.
    paulandtony
    3rd Feb, 2008
    5.05
    My 7 year old grandson & I made these, we had great fun & Jack said "scrummy"
    jooshea
    6th Jan, 2008
    Very easy to make and very yummy
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    fayfumbs
    25th Nov, 2007
    4.05
    Why wait for easter. Bake anytime - extremely easy.

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