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Easter chocolate egg cake
This is a great Easter Cake.

It is easy to make.

You could decorate as you wish but using the chocolate eggs makes it super easy.

Posted by Super Madcow from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Super Madcow's 614 projects »
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  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Heat oven 350/ 180 degrees.

    Make the cake...

    Mix all dry ingredients together.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mix all wet ingredients together except the water.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Combine wet & dry ingredients.

    Mix to combine.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour water into batter & mix through.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pour into cake tins.

    Bake for 35-40 mins. Until cooked through.

    Remove from oven & cool completely.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Make the icing...

    Place cream & malt powder in a bowl.

    Stir to a smooth thick paste.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    In a bowl combine the butter & Cocoa.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add 1 cup icing sugar.

    Stir to combine.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add the cream/malt paste & vanilla.

    Stir through.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Add the remaining icing sugar ( 1/2 a cup at a time ) until you get a nice, thick, smooth icing.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Stack the cake using the icing between layers.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 12
    Step 12

    Fully coat the outside of the cake with icing.

    Add chocolate sprinkles to the sides.

    Pipe a nest or other decorations on top of the cake.

  • How to bake a chocolate cake. Easter Egg Cake - Step 13
    Step 13

    Decorate with chocolate eggs.

    Cut & serve

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