CHOCOLATE ALMOND BATTENBERG CAKE

Battenberg Cake is a chequered pattern alternately colored pink and yellow sponge cake originating in England, held together with apricot jam and covered with marzipan. Battenberg cake is a true classic for afternoon tea. Variations of this cake appeared ever since. It easier to make than it looks and well worth the effort. Watch and learn how Ella, Home Cooking Adventure, makes her variation of the Battenberg cake with chocolate and almond.

Chocolate Almond Battenberg Cake
Makes about 8 servings

You’ll need: One 8 inch Square Cake Pan or Battenberg cake pan

3/4 cup (170g) butter, softened
3/4 cup (150g) caster sugar
3 large eggs
1 cup (125g) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (50g) almond flour (ground almonds)
1 1/4 teaspoon (5g) baking powder
1/4 teaspoon (1g) salt
2 Tablespoons (30ml) milk

For almond batter
1 teaspoon (5g) almond extract

For chocolate batter
2 Tablespoons (16g) unsweetened cocoa powder
1 Tablespoon (15g) sugar
2 Tablespoons (30ml) milk

For brushing
3/4 cup (180g) apricot jam

Almond Paste (Marzipan)
2 cups (200g) almond flour (ground almonds)
1 cup (120g) powdered sugar
4 Tablespoons (60g) apricot jam
2 Tablespoons (16g) unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon (5g) almond extract

*** For directions please watch the video.

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CHOCOLATE CREME EGG BROWNIES

Looking for an easy Easter dessert recipe? Ben from Sorted will show you how he made this super easy Chocolate Creme Egg Brownies. We think these brownies might make you the talk of the party!

Chocolate Creme Egg Brownies
Makes 12 servings

You’ll need: One 12-Cup Regular Muffin/Cupcake Pan or 12-Cup Square Muffin/Cupcake Pan.

150 g dark chocolate
100 g butter
200 g soft brown sugar
2 eggs
75 g Self-Rising Flour (see note)
40 g cocoa
6 Creme Eggs
1 portion icing sugar to decorate

*** For directions please watch the step-by-step video.

Note: Don’t self-rising flour? Make your own self-rising flour! Self-rising flour is just all-purpose flour with added baking powder and salt. To make your own, mix 1 cup of all-purpose flour with 1-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Tah-dah! Now you have you self-rising flour!

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