Chocolate Sandwich Cake

Posted by in Chocolate Recipes on August 2 2006 | Leave A Comment

Chocolate Sandwich Cake Recipe

A simple recipe for a basic chocolate sandwich cake – you can’t go wrong with this one

For the cake

  • 125g/4oz milk chocolate
  • 225g/8oz soft margarine
  • 225g/8oz superfine caster sugar
  • 4 free-range eggs
  • 200g/7oz self raising flour
  • 30g/1oz cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon milk

to decorate

  • 150ml/1/4 pint double cream
  • 2 teaspoons icing sugar
  • extra icing sugar for dusting


Grease and line two 20cm/8inch sandwich tins.

Chop the milk chocolate into smallish rough pieces

Place the margarine, sugar and eggs into a bowl and then sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into the bowl. Using an electric whisk, beat the mixture until creamy and paler in colour.

Beat in the milk and chocolate pieces.

Divide the mixture between the two tins and level the surfaces.

Bake in a pre heated oven at 170C/325F/gas mark 3 for 25-30 minutes until risen and just firm to the touch.

Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

To decorate the cake.

Whip the cream with the icing sugar and use to sandwich the cakes together. Dust and eat… erm, I mean serve.

Serves 10-12 (yeah right!)

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Comments On This Post

  1. the recipes were ok i use them for food technology(DT)

  2. Corinne

    My mouth is already watering! Do you have any idea what quantities you’d use for 7inch tins by any chance? I have any 8inch ones

  3. i think that cake is just georgous

  4. This cake was very delicious but i did add a little something extra to it!!!

  5. HW

    i am a student studying cookery for GCSE!
    i am makeing this cake after half term
    hope it goes well:)

  6. jasmine

    im makin this cake for my chocoholic grandads birthday…..will be using everything chocolatey by cadburys, mmmmmmmmmm!

  7. this cake is a lovely cake. the recipes is very simple and easy and it is just mouth watering……………………

  8. I made this for my little boy’s birthday and it was delicious! Thank you. I used buttercream to sandwich and on top.

  9. manveer

    it was really easy to make i will have to wait and see if its nice!!!!!!

  10. Ohhh your cake is wonderfull and seems like soufle , i’ll do it on my son’s birthday party. Thanks.

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