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Recipe: Chocolate birthday tray bake

Published 16/11/2012

Chocolate birthday tray bake
Chocolate birthday tray bake

If you’ve been inspired by the Great British Bake Off, try these super-sweet Whitworths recipes

What you'll need

250g butter, softened

250g Whitworths Fine Demerera Sugar

4 large eggs

250g self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

30g cocoa powder

2 tbsp milk

for the Buttercream

175g butter, softened

275g Whitworths Superfine Icing Sugar

25g cocoa powder

Chocolate, sweets and candles to decorate

Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas 4/350°F. Lightly grease and line a 27cm x 20cm baking tin with baking paper.

Place all the cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat them together with an electric whisk for two to three minutes.

Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 20-25 minutes; or until the surface of the cake springs back when gently pressed with a finger, or a skewer inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean. Turn out onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely.

To make the buttercream; place the butter, Whitworths Superfine Icing Sugar and cocoa powder into a large bowl and mix well until the mixture is completely smooth and a spreadable consistency.

Spread the top of the cake with the buttercream. Decorate and serve.

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