MALTESERS® RECIPE

Maltesers Cake

This terrific chocolate cake studded with scrummy Maltesers® makes a great addition to your Red Nose Day bake sale.

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PREP TIME
35 minutes

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BAKE TIME
35 minutes

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SERVES
18

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DIFFICULTY
Medium

Ingredients

For the cake

  • 175g butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 120g self-rising flour
  • 55g cocoa powder
  • 4g baking powder
  • 3 medium eggs

 

For the toppings

  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 121g Maltesers

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C fan or Gas Mark 4. Grease and line 2 x 8” (20cm) sandwich tins.

2. Put the butter and sugar into a bowl and mix until creamy and light in colour, using a spoon or hand-held mixer.

3. Sieve the cocoa, flour and baking powder into a separate bowl.

4. Add one of the eggs and a third of the flour mix to the creamed butter and sugar, mixing gently.

5. Add a second egg and another third of the flour to the creamed butter and sugar, continue to mix gently.

6. Finally, add the final egg and remaining flour and mix to a creamy batter.

7. Split the mixture between the two cake tins and bake in the centre of the oven for around 25 minutes (or until a rounded knife inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean), then remove from the baking tins and allow to cool on a wire rack.

8. Meanwhile, keep a few Maltesers aside to decorate the cake, but place the rest in a plastic bag and, using a rolling pin, very finely crush. Transfer to a pan and add the milk. Melt over a low heat, stirring until well blended and smooth. Remove from the heat and allow to cool until thick enough to spread.

9. Place one cake on a plate. Swirl over half the spread and then top with the remaining cake. Swirl over the remaining spread, creating a swirled effect. Allow to cool. Arrange the remaining Maltesers on top to decorate.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION 
(per serving):

Energy

Calories

Fat

920kJ / 11%

220kcal / 11%

13.5g / 19%

 

Saturates

Sugars

Salt

8g / 40%

16g / 18%

0.4g / 7%

 

Maltesers® Cake

Serves 18 70 mins

Ingredients

  • 175g butter
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 120g self-rising flour
  • 55g cocoa powder
  • 4g baking powder
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 75g butter, softened
  • 150g icing sugar, sifted
  • 12 Maltesers
maltesers cake

#bakeamillion

Take a picture of your delicious Maltesers Cake and upload it to either facebook.com/Maltesers or another social media platform of your choice between 1 February and 24 March, tagged with #bakeamillion. For each Maltesers bake, Maltesers will contribute £5 towards a total donation of £1 million.

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