Chocolate fingers cake

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  • This chocolate fingers cake will wow as a centrepiece to any birthday table but it’s actually so easy to make – especially if you follow our simple step-by-step picture guide.

    This rich chocolate cake is perfect for special occasions and is ideal for sharing as it feeds between 6-8 people.

    It can be stored in the fridge until served and is best eaten on the day. If you have any leftovers store them in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

    This delicious chocolate fingers cake takes 25 mins to cook and 30 mins to prepare. The chocolate fingers create a lovely nest for topping your cake with lots of treats. If you’re making it for a birthday, top your cake with something the recipient loves anything from fresh berries, white chocolate buttons or even jellied sweets will work well.

    This cake is covered with a Nutella layer but you can substitute it for milk, dark or white melted chocolate or a chocolate buttercream if you’d prefer.

    How to make a chocolate fingers cake:

    Ingredients

    For the cake:

    • 200g butter
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 4 medium eggs
    • 150g self-raising flour
    • 50g cocoa powder
    • ½tsp baking powder

    To decorate and fill:

    • Nutella
    • 3 packs chocolate fingers
    • M&Ms, Smarties, Maltesers