Any mixture that is then left over I put in a small tin and bake for myself. 9. Mix on low speed until the dry ingredients are moistened. I have not actually made it myself, although my daughter made it for my birthday a couple of years ago with a traditional Victoria Sandwich mix which came out lovely. 340 mls soured cream. Hello Helena, I suggest, but have not tested, a 12 egg quantity for your 12 inch square tin. Thank you so much for your reply and invaluable advice! I am now going to need to make large chocolate and lemon cakes for a wedding cake in Septwmber. I am planning to do a 30cm tin… It rose lovely but dropped in the last half hour. @ Lynda. The addition of a little Xanthan Gum may help, but I am sensitive to this so leave it out where possible. As for the ingredients required, I would have to make one this size to work it out, but when I made a 4″ deep 8″ round recently (two layers) I used 400g of Sugar, Margarine and Self Raising Flour and 7 eggs. Thank you in advance. I have successfully frozen this cake up to six months in advance. But, I needed a 14″ round madeira for the wedding cake so I thought I’d do a post on how to work it out. I can give you a formula to alter the proportions. Hi Sheila. You can now cover the cake in fondant icing in the same way as the main wedding cake. 6. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. You can find the recipe and instructions below the picture gallery. i want to trial it first for a birthday? Have just made your 14inch fruit cake for a wedding in a couple of months- thank you for all the helpful tips. Line the bottom with parchment paper and butter the paper. Just wondering – the recipe for the 12inch chocolate cake – would this work equally as well in a round tin ? I have corrected it now. (If the chocolate cream has cooled and become stiff, you can warm it slightly in the microwave, but only a few seconds at a time). Reinvert cakes so that tops are right side up. And if so would you have the conversion to 14″. Thank you, @Navdeep. I baked it for 2 and a half hours exactly at 140c and it’s cooked perfectly but the edges and top were crispy. Large Chocolate Madeira Cake Recipe For the cake675 g Soft Butter (Stork)675 g Caster Sugar4 tbsp Vegetable Oil2 tbsp Vanilla Extract12 x Medium Eggs650 g Good… @Margie Yes you can freeze this cake once it has been filled and before you ice it. Sift the remaining dry ingredients into you mixer bowl and mix on low speed for 30 seconds to blend. @ Nichola. 1. 5. Hi, i need to make 2 chocolate marble sponge cakes using a 12×12″ cake tin that is 4″ deep, and a 16×12″ tin that is 3″ deep. The chocolate buttercream recipe makes about 4-1/2 cups which is enough buttercream to frost a 3 layer round cake. Gradually add flour, salt, and baking soda, beating until well blended. Just 2 pieces of advice; you need a supersized bowl to mix it all together in – my largest mixing bowl (30cm) which I thought was pretty big didn’t leave any real room to mix it all up – it was a very careful job! As for reducing the sugar, I have wondered abut this as it does contain a lot. Add flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt and espresso powder to a large bowl or … Frost with 2 1/2 to 3 batches of my semi classic buttercream frosting recipe, #14307, any flavor will do, but we like the milk chocolate best. Grease a round 25cm (10 in) springform cake tin. 3.Leave to cool for a couple of minutes then stir until very smooth. If you decide to make it closer to the event, leave it a day before slicing and decorating as it is less crumbly the next day. In a medium bowl lightly combine the eggs, 1/4 of the cocoa mixture and vanilla. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean and the cake springs back when pressed lightly in center. I do not think that it would be a good idea to use milk as this will take the intensity of flavour away. DIRECTIONS. If you are not able to do this, I would make the cake and fill your main tin first and if the mixture seems too much, put it in a small tin and have a taste yourself. Set the oven at 350 degrees. Hi. How to bake a very moist and very chocolatey 12" round cake. I am planning to use your recipe for a 12 inch wedding cake for my daughter but also need to make a 9 inch choc sponge like the one above do you have a recipe or the amount of ingredients for this please. I usually freeze the cake alone and then fill it with the buttercream and decorate it when it is defrosted. Hi I am a little confused, the recipe specifies choc chips and to melt in pan with butter, then a bit further down it says to melt choc chips in microwave?? (The cakes should start to shrink from the sides of pans after taking them out of the oven.) It is lovely to see people enjoying your creation. We don’t need it until August so a lack of freezer space (and 4 tiers of fruit cake to make) mean it will be May at the earliest before I tackle this one but I’ll let you know how it turns out. I now need to make a 10″ round could you please help with the receipe. Thank you. the following link however, not only gives a suitable recipe, but also instructions on how to make it using a 16oz (450g) Victoria sandwich mix http://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/517880/victoria-threader-s-giant-cupcake. Butter a 9-inch round layer cake pan. I am so glad that your cake was a success. So glad you like it. Could you help me please, I have looked everywhere for a chocolate cake recipe to fit an 11″ hexagon cake tin,would I still use the same quantity of ingredients as used in your recipe for the 12″cake if not could you please advise? Thankyou Sheila, i appreciate all the help you can offer me. based on Delia’s chart, add the quantities of the 8 egg to the 4 egg recipe. @ glenysputnm Thank you for pointing out this error. @ Jackie. Totally delicious and perfect for a wedding cake. I have not tried a gluten free version of this cake, but cannot see why it would not work just fine as sponges work very well with gluten free flour. Obviously you will need gluten free flour and if your flour blend does not contain it, I would add a teaspoon of xanthan gum as well. Maybe with the same amount of Hot Chocolate made with milk? These cookies do not store any personal information. The larger the mixture the more dense it becomes and whilst it will taste nice the texture will be heavy and coarse. Alternatively you could make the 12″ and use the spare mixture to make a smaller cake for yourself. Thank you! In a medium bowl lightly combine the eggs, 1/4 of the cocoa mixture and vanilla. I have just baked this delicious chocolate cake for the 1st time but it sank a lot in the middle of the cake. Bake until a skewer inserted into the … 4. I am making my daughter’s wedding cake and they wanted a chocolate cake and fruit cakes. Hi there Sheila, i was wondering if you think a genoise sponge mix will be suitable for this cake i am hoping to make and if so, how do i convert batter mix quantity to accommodate a “cupcake” tin? We had more to-day and it is as fresh and moist as it was on Sunday. Can you please help with a recipe or tell me how I can adapt the one you’ve given on here? So the above recpie is now a 14″? I.e. I will have a test run & report back to you x. Cut 3 lengths from the wooden dowel which are as lengthy because the 12-inch cake is high. Finally when cooking larger cakes, they will invariably be higher in the middle than at the sides and slicing the top off is not unusual. Grease two 12-inch x 1 1/2 inch cake pans, line bottoms with parchment paper grease bottom and flour entire pan. 7 inch width 3 inch deep but this one obviously graduates down the sides which will then form the peak of the cake when turned out? Hi I’ve made a12″ round using this receipe and whilst waiting for it to cook have just tasted the smaller one. The 9″ recipe is already on the website: https://cakefrills.co.uk/home/recipes/sponge-celebration-cakes/9-chocolate-cake-smaller-version-of-the-14. I have upsized the recipe to a 14″. I am glad that you like the fruit cake receipe. I am assuming you are making square cakes, so just let me know the cake tin size for the receipe you are using and the cake tin size you will be making and I will post the formula for you. What could have caused this do you think? Thank you for your kind words. 7. I think maybe more than one event may have happened here. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. The bride would like a chocolate sponge cake. Hiya! Take the cake and level off the top using a long knife or a ‘cake leveller’. It rises to double the depth of the mixture. Alternatively if you wish you can make half the amount of chocolate cream and use this to fill the cake. Delicious, thank you for sharing. However, I would add that you cannot taste the coffee in the finished cake, it just intensifies the chocolate flavour of the cake. Bake the cakes: Divide the batter between the prepared pans. Make it in two halves reducing the flour by a quarter and replacing with cocoa powder. Add the butter and remaining cocoa mixture. Fingers crossed it is as moist and good natured as your normal version! In a medium bowl lightly combine the yolks, 1/2 cup milk, and vanilla. Can I reduce the sugar or will it change the consistacy etc? the chocolate chips and butter can be melted in either a saucepan or the microwave. If you do not have anyone with nut allergies, you could always try a Madeira type cake with ground almonds as the almonds keep the cake moist. Hi buttercream freezes very well if you are using cocoa powder to make the chocolate buttercream. thanks. This could be partly be due to being cooked longer than it should as I got the timings a little wrong with it being smaller. I then place the probe down the side of the tin to warm up, before inserting in the cake. If not the moisture will affect your icing. So triple your recipe for a single 8" round. This means that the cake rises too quickly and then it sags as it cannot maintain the rise. I was very worried about scaling up a recipe, also I was not having a lot of luck finding quantities for square fruit cakes. @Davina. However I have not had chance to bake it so cannot guarantee the cooking times. Am i making sense!!?? As for the 6 and 8″ versions you will need to calculate the volumes using pi rather than just halving the mixture. Or do you have tips to ensure one large cake cooks properly.. 200g plain chocolate chips. Having done a quick calculation the volume of the 6 and 8″ tins is approx 75% of the 12 inch tin. Sprinkle 1/2 cup chocolate chips over each pan. I get a lot of comments on my all-in-one vanilla sponge birthday cake and the ones that always makes me smile the most are when people say that they never bake and the simplicity of the recipe has given them the confidence to do more in future. Your email address will not be published. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These are the ingredients for basic 6 inch, 8 inch, 10 inch and 12 inch round. I need to do a 14″ heart shaped & 12″ heart shaped wedding cake. You can either make 2 cakes using the ingredients and sandwich them together or make one large one to cut in half and fill. Pour cream into a small pan, just bring to the boil and add the chocolate stirring until chocolate is melted. A bit unusual mixing technique assures a perfect cake every time. Put the 12 by 2-inch cake on the large platter. I have very successfully frozen this chocolate cake up to 6 months and it is certainly a way of ensuring no last minute disasters. @Caroline. I need to make the cakes ice them and travel 250 miles to wedding 3 days before. Prepare your magic cake strips if using. Adapted from Rose Beranabum's "The Cake Bible", Total Carbohydrate I would think that low sugar may work, but as the cake is such a good depth, I am sure a reduction would make a difference to the rise. Unfortunately we do not know now what quantities she used. 57.2 g 455g plain choc chips All comments and names entered will be publicly visible to other site users, by entering a comment you agree to your comment and name being published. I have a 65th birthday cake to make in March and this has to be gluten free. Grease two 12-inch x 1 1/2 inch cake pans, line bottoms with parchment paper grease bottom and flour entire pan. When increasing the mixture do so by 100g of each mixture and one egg. Place batter in two greased and floured 8 inch round cake pans. 70 mls strong coffee Boil water, measure then add cocoa powder. @ Nigel. I am so pleased to have found your website. 670g light soft brown sugar Top with the second cake layer, rounded side up. Sorry I cannot be more exact and I wish you luck with your creation. Clean up any loose crumbs and then cover the entire cake with the remaining chocolate cream and seal it to the cake board. Thanks Sheila, didn’t think it was possible but it came out even better than the 12″ receipe. The tin was 12inch square 3 inch deep. The sizes of hexagonal cakes tins are very similar to that of square. I have stumbled upon your brilliant website & was hoping you could help me! Adding a quarter of a teaspoon of baking powder to the other flour will also increase the lightness of your sponge. Grease two 12-inch x 1 1/2 inch cake pans, line bottoms with parchment paper grease bottom and flour entire pan. for example a 12″ Square would be a 13″ round. Mine always seem to be cooked but when I cut them look heavy and a bit underdone right in the centre 2. My question is does the chocolate cake freeze well or is it better to make it a few days before the wedding? Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Lightly butter two loose-bottomed 20cm/8in sandwich tins and line the bases with baking paper. Ice each one of the cakes individually. 1) Must be simple to make. Thanks for the reply, I will be making a square cake but like your idea of a smaller one for me although this is just a test run so needed to make a smaller one as a trial bake. 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