Chocolate Star Cake

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A great sharing cake decorated with Dr. Oetker Giant Chocolate Stars.

8 servings

Easy 40 Minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

For the recipe  Chocolate Star Cake

For the Cake:

175 g Lightly Salted Butter (6 oz) Softened, plus extra to grease
175 g Dark Muscovado Sugar (6 oz)
150 g Self-Raising Flour (5 oz)
25 Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder (x1 sachet/25g or 1 oz)
3 Medium Eggs

For the Decoration:

75 g Unsalted Butter (3 oz) Softened
125 g Icing Sugar (4 oz)
2 - 3 ml Dr. Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Extract (2-3 drops)
Dr .Oetker Giant Chocolate Stars

preparation

Preparation

Chocolate Star Cake

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Grease 2x18cm (7inch) sandwich tins and line the bases with circles of greaseproof paper.

Step 2: Put the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and cocoa powder in a bowl and beat with a hand held electric whisk until smooth and creamy. Divide between the tins and level the surfaces.

Step 3: Bake for about 25 minutes until risen and just firm to the touch. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Step 4: To decorate, beat together the butter, icing sugar and Natural Vanilla Extract until smooth. Add 1tsp boiling water and beat again until light and fluffy.

Step 5: Sandwich the cakes with half the buttercream and spread the remainder on top. Arrange the chocolate stars over the top. Keep in a cool place until ready to serve.

1 serving = 111g

Nutritional Information for the recipe Chocolate Star Cake

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 3165 kJ
756 kcal
1691 kJ
404 kcal
Fat 44.38 g 23.73 g
Carbohydrate 58.11 g 31.07 g
Protein 20.30 g 10.86 g

preparation

Preparation

Chocolate Star Cake

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Grease 2x18cm (7inch) sandwich tins and line the bases with circles of greaseproof paper.

Step 2: Put the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and cocoa powder in a bowl and beat with a hand held electric whisk until smooth and creamy. Divide between the tins and level the surfaces.

Step 3: Bake for about 25 minutes until risen and just firm to the touch. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Step 4: To decorate, beat together the butter, icing sugar and Natural Vanilla Extract until smooth. Add 1tsp boiling water and beat again until light and fluffy.

Step 5: Sandwich the cakes with half the buttercream and spread the remainder on top. Arrange the chocolate stars over the top. Keep in a cool place until ready to serve.

1 serving = 111g

Nutritional Information for the recipe Chocolate Star Cake

Per Serving Per 100 g / ml
Energy 3165 kJ
756 kcal
1691 kJ
404 kcal
Fat 44.38 g 23.73 g
Carbohydrate 58.11 g 31.07 g
Protein 20.30 g 10.86 g

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