Mini Chocolate Fingers Layer Cake

21 May 2013

Mini Chocolate Fingers Layer Cake



My boyfriend is finally back from Russia!

It seems like 4 months couldn't go by fast enough. But how will we celebrate his return?




I actually made this cake last month for my friend's birthday, but didn't post it because I thought it was too simple a recipe that no one would want to make this.

But even though it was so simple, it was a great cake, and quite pretty too! I think I have found the cake to make for my boyfriend's return!





What you'll need:

-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
-1/2 cup whole wheat flour
-4 tablespoons cocoa powder
-1/2 cup berry sugar
-1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
-2 tablespoons butter, melted
-1 egg
-1/2 cup milk
-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

+chocolate frosting
+chocolate chips
+chocolate fingers


Directions:

    1.   Preheat the oven to 340˚F. Lightly spray a springform pan.
    2.   In a medium bowl, mix together the flours, cocoa powder, sugar and baking powder. In a separate bowl, mix together the butter, egg, milk and vanilla. Slowly combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients util fully combined.
    3.   Pour mixture into the springform pan and bake for 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
    4.   Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack.
    5.   When cool, cut into two circles and coat with the frosting. Decorate with chocolate chips and chocolate fingers.




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20 comments:

  1. I personally don't think anything's ever too simple to post. I'm all for simple recipes! And I'm all for chocolate cake. I love those chocolate fingers, too. Enjoy your reunion and cake!

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  2. I am glad that you have posted it! It looks fabulous.

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  3. Whoa! Amazing chocolate layered cake!

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  4. Nothing wrong with a simple cake recipe! Yours looks gorgeous.

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  5. If it has chocolate even simple cake would taste best.

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  6. Cathleen, who says no one would want to make this cake? I am bookmarking it for a special occasion **wink** **wink**

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  7. Simply scrumptious , more likely ! Tie a ribbon around the cake to make it much more special :D

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  8. What an awesome way to welcome someone home! I am glad he is back.

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  9. Awww that's a perfect celebration for his return :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  10. Cathleen, this looks so good. But I am wondering what berry sugar is? Thanks!

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  11. I bet he was so glad to come back to this cake - and you!

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  12. This is the perfect way to welcome him from abroad!

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  13. This cake is gorgeous! can't wait to see what you make to celebrate his return!

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  14. What an awesome idea! LOVE all the chocolate!

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  15. Wonderful cake to celebrate your boyfriends come back :)

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  16. This is a lovely cake for any celebration! Definitely for chocolate lovers!

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