Chocolate Birthday Cake to Die For
You will need a Chocolate Cake
Make your own favourite recipe or use my mums!
4 ozs (113 grams) butter
4 ozs (113 grams) sugar
4-5 desert spoons cocoa
21/2 – 3 cups SR Flour
Milk 1-2 cups
Preheat oven to 150 degrees (F) 66 degrees (C).
Cream butter and sugar; add eggs continue to mix well. Add vanilla then flour and cocoa mixing enough milk to make a good consistency, light and fluffy.
Grease and flour round or square cake tin, pour in cake mixture and bake in oven for approximately 45 minutes until cooked (center springs back when cooked).
Cool on cake rack.
Slice cake in half through center to layer.
For Topping you will need
Separate top and bottom, spread bottom layer with strawberry jam
Mix cream until whipped
Spread bottom cake layer with half of the whipped cream
Top this layer with half the strawberries (cut in quarters) and half raspberries
Place top cake layer on top and spread with the remaining whipped cream
Place remaining raspberries and strawberries (cut in half) on cream
Sprinkle with grated chocolate
You could add tinned fruit (well drained and dried) if you were not able to buy fresh fruit.