Wednesday, 30 March 2011

The "Its-almost-like Tiffin" Cake

Blitz the following in a food processor until small pieces:
110g chocolate (70-90% cocoa)
100g chopped roasted hazelnuts
120g walnut pieces

Then add 75-100g sugar (depending on taste)
1 tbsp honey
1/2 an orange-worth of finely chopped orange peel
30ml brandy/cointreau
3 eggs
cinnamon, nutmeg and ground cloves to taste
1/2 tsp each of vanilla essence & orange essence
Optional: can add chopped cherries and dates too.

Mix well and pack into a large round tin.
Bake at 180C for around 40 minutes then allow to cool.
For the topping melt:
100g 70% chocolate
100g butter
Add cream and mixed spice to taste,
add to base and leave to set in the fridge.


  1. I absolutely love your desserts. Thank you for sharing. :-)

  2. you're very welcome, its lovely to know that people are trying out the recipes and liking them too. Thanks for posting :-)


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