Mocha biscuit cake
Photo, Erik Putz.
This easy dessert, affectionately called “Prince William” in our kitchen, is known to be the royal heir’s favourite.
, preferably Peak Freans, coarsely crumbled
, about 1 3/4 cups
, such as Maldon
1 1/2 tsp
- WRAP the base of an 8-in. springform pan with plastic wrap. Spray inside band with oil, then line with plastic wrap, pressing to adhere to pan. Assemble pan, inserting the base, lip-side down.
- RESERVE 1/4 cup crumbled biscuits. Place remaining crumbled biscuits in a medium bowl.
- FILL a large pot with water, to about 1 in. deep. Boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Combine semi-sweet chocolate with butter, corn syrup and espresso powder in a large metal bowl. Set over simmering water. Stir until melted. Remove from heat. Stir in crumbled biscuits and salt. Scrape mixture into prepared pan, smoothing top. Cover surface with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm, 2 hours.
- RELEASE biscuit cake from pan. Remove base. Transfer cake to a cake stand. Microwave milk chocolate with coconut oil in a small bowl, 1 min. Stir until smooth. Drizzle over top of cake. Sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup crumbled biscuits. Refrigerate until chocolate is firm, 20 min.
How to melt chocolate using a double-boiler
Nutrition (per serving)
- 4 g,
- 60 g,
- 31 g,
- 3 g,
- 151 mg.