Sunday, 13 July 2014

Strawberries And Cream Fridge Cake

Usually I buy flapjacks or other assorted cakes not all the time but on occasion as a treat but more and more recently I have been making my own cakes and there assorted tray bakes. And a fridge cake in particular is great to make with children as it doesn't require any baking. The only question is one square or two ? where do you stop as it quite addictive  making you nibble furiously. You can use any combination of chocolate but milk chocolate on its own may be too sweet, I 've yet to meet a fridge cake I didn't take to. And in a nostalgic twist to your school days why not add rice crisps instead of digestive and for the ultimate adult edition add booze.


Ingredients

  • 250g/8oz digestive biscuits
  • 300g/10z of chocolate (I did an equal  milk and a dash of dark that was lurking in my cupboard.)
  • 100g/3½oz unsalted butter
  • 150g/5oz golden syrup  (though certainly reduce according to taste)
  • 100g/3½oz mini marshmallows.
  • A punnet to strawberries stalks removed and chopped ( save for topping )

Method
  1. Use cling film to line a square shaped tin, a brownie tin is ideal for this.

  2. Place the biscuits in a bag and tie then furiously bash.
  3. Melt chocolate, butter and golden syrup together in a heatproof pool over a ban Marie stirring occasionally.
  4. Take the bowl from the heat and this is where you add your ingredients for  this recipe it contains the biscuits and mini marshmallows.

    Spoon the mixture into the tin. Level the surface by pressing it down with the back of a spoon.Press the chopped strawberries into the mixture.
  5. Leave to cool, then put the chocolate mixture in the fridge for 1-2 hours to set.

Turn out the cake and peel off the cling film. Cut the cake into 12 squares and enjoy!






Serve with cream or eat with your fingers or go posh and eat with a cake fork.

Casa Costello

15 comments:

  1. nom nom nom, love a good fridge cake!! n with strawberries in, well it's one of your five a day surely ;)

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  2. Yes please I'll go and pop the kettle on;-)

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  3. You are a bad and wicked woman. I'm getting fatter just by looking at that! Yummy!

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  4. :O I need this in my life! Looks absolutely delicious ... come on strawberries, grow faster!

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  5. Ooh this sounds lovely, will have to try!

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  6. This sounds like something to try. Looks lovely and quite easy to make.

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    1. It is very, very easy .Nothing better on a summers day.

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  7. Looks lush.......... and easy and even something my boys would actually eat as strawberries are the only fruit they really will have! :)

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  8. Oh yummy - I have never heard of fridge cake before.

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  9. oh i visited here before :) thank you for linking up with #FridayFoodie

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  10. That looks marvelous! Stopping by from #FoodieFriday

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  11. Wow it looks yammy at the pictures.

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