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Doukissa

By kristamav (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • 4-6 hours to set
  • Easy
  • Makes 1 cake
No-bake, Cypriot, chocolate flavoured, biscuit cake
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Ingredients

  • 250g Unsalted butter
  • 200g Marie biscuits
  • 100g Blanched almonds
  • 100g Sugar
  • 90g Drinking chocolate
  • 90g Cocoa powder
  • 2tbsp Water
  • 1/2tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 Eggs

Topping

  • 250g Unsalted butter
  • 200g Marie biscuits
  • 100g Blanched almonds
  • 100g Sugar
  • 90g Drinking chocolate
  • 90g Cocoa powder
  • 2tbsp Water
  • 1/2tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2tbsp Blanched almonds

Method

  • STEP 1
    Soften the butter and lightly toast the almonds.
  • STEP 2
    Mix in a saucepan with the sugar, cocoa and drinking chocolate, over a medium heat. Stir occasionally until the sugar, cocoa and drinking chocolate has dissolved.
  • STEP 3
    Take the saucepan off the heat and fold in the eggs and vanilla extract.
  • STEP 4
    Break the biscuits into 2cm pieces and stir them into the chocolate mixture gently, ensuring the mixture coats them thoroughly.
  • STEP 5
    Fill a 500g loaf tin with baking paper and turn the chocolate and biscuit mixture into it. Press the mixture down firmly with a wooden spoon.
  • STEP 6
    Cover the tin with foil and place in the fridge overnight to set.
  • STEP 7
    Once set, pull the cake out of the tin using the baking paper.
  • STEP 8
    Toast the remaining 'topping' almonds, sprinkle them over the cake and serve.

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