There are loads of different ways to decorate a cake. You can make a simple shiny glaze icing by adding a spoonful of cocoa powder to icing sugar and water. Or whip up an easy chocolate ganache by combining equal amounts of chopped dark chocolate and hot cream and stirring until smooth and silky (follow the steps to make ganache in our no- bake chocolate tart). Follow our recipe in our Jamaican ginger cake for the best drip icing, or check out how we add torched marshmallows to our show-stopping smore’s chocolate cake.
Take your Easter baking to the next-level with this showstopping Easter-inspired white chocolate cake. We've decorated ours with broken white chocolate eggs and crunchy mini eggs, but you can get creative with your favourite Easter treats.
Easter provides an excuse to eat as much chocolate as possible. Edd Kimber has put his own twist on this American classic by flavouring the custard filling with white chocolate and cardamom and, to keep the original’s chocolate flavour intact and the look of the cake the same, decorating the outside with a silky-smooth chocolate frosting.
Looking to take your chocolate cake up a notch? Check out this Italian-inspired almond cake with dark melted chocolate and a hint of coffee. Topped with velvety amaretto cream, this cake is pure indulgence.
The best Easter cakes use plenty of chocolate... Inspired by the dirty chai (a masala chai latte with a shot of espresso), this showstopping cake boasts layers of chai ganache and chocolate ombre sponge.
Looking for great Easter cakes ideas? Check out this quick and easy basic chocolate sponge cake that you can top with your favourite Easter treats. Why not try adding mini eggs, Crème Eggs and your favourite chocolates for extra indulgence? This moist chocolate cake is a super simple, all-in-one cake for all those chocolate lovers out there.
We've taken a popular banana cake and given it a banoffee pie make-over. Our cake is packed with bananas, covered in creamy caramel buttercream and topped with caramelised bananas for extra indulgence.
This chocolate fudge cake recipe is super easy and quick to make so it is perfect for when you need to bake a last minute simple yet decadent cake for Easter. You don't need to use a chocolate with a high % for this, just standard dark chocolate is fine. More chocolate cake recipes here...