Jaffa Cake Celebration Cake
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Serves: 14
  • For the cake*
  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 150g self raising flour
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • *For the buttercream*
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 150g icing sugar
  • 50g chocolate orange segments
  • *Decoration*
  • 200g chocolate orange
  • Jaffa Cakes (approx 15)
  • Chocolate Orange Matchmakers
  1. *Sponges*
  2. pre heat the oven to 180oC / 160oC (fan)
  3. grease and line 2 x 8 inch sandwich tins
  4. cream the butter and sugar together for about 5 minutes until pale and soft
  5. add the eggs and a spoonful of the flour and beat for a few more minutes
  6. fold in the remaining flour and the cocoa powder
  7. divide the batter between the two tins and then cook in the oven for 22-25 minutes approx
  8. leave the cakes to cool
  9. once the sponges are cold to the touch, make your buttercream:
  10. *Buttercream*
  11. melt the chocolate orange ad leave to cool slightly
  12. Cream the butter for a few minutes to soften, then add the icing sugar and beat until soft and creamy
  13. add the cooled melted chocolate orange and beat well
  14. *Assembling the cake *
  15. Sandwich the two sponges together with the buttercream
  16. Pour the melted chocolate orange over the top the cake, and allow it cool for about 2 minutes
  17. Now add your Jaffa cakes and Matchsticks
  18. Once the chocolate has set, place in the fridge to allow to set more firmly.
Recipe by Mummy Mishaps at http://www.mummymishaps.co.uk/2017/09/jaffa-cake-celebration-cake.html