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Does anyone know a good MILK choc cake recipe?? Fed up of rich dark sickly ones :(

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Indecisivejo Wed 02-Mar-16 19:05:21

Title says it all, thank u smile

coffeeinaredmug Wed 02-Mar-16 19:07:46

Look up the Be-ro milk chocolate cake recipe. It is our favourite. My mum used to make it for us and i made it for my DD's. They now make it for their friends. It is best with butter icing and chocolate buttons on the top.

babsmam Wed 02-Mar-16 19:14:41

I was coming to say bero or Mary berry

ThornyBird Wed 02-Mar-16 19:16:24

Another fan of the Bero mil chocolate cake. We swap the evaporated milk and water for 10 tablespoons of normal milk.

ThornyBird Wed 02-Mar-16 19:17:16

www.be-ro.co.uk/recipe/showrec77.html?rec=77

plurabelle Wed 02-Mar-16 19:18:39

Surely most of the best chocolate cakes are made with cocoa powder? I have a recipe for a really good one with melted dark chocolate and ground almonds - almost no flour. Because it's not actually that sweet it isn't sickly. I also like ganache with/on/in chocolate cake. (Basically melted dark chocolate with whipped cream.)

coffeeinaredmug Wed 02-Mar-16 19:20:13

We swap the evaporated milk too! Just use normal milk here as well.

babsmam Wed 02-Mar-16 19:23:32

The Mary berry one has Coco powder but is not too dark.

VulcanWoman Wed 02-Mar-16 19:27:07

Another recommendation for Be Ro, I use the rest of the evaporated milk over the top of the cake slices, yum.

Cinnamoncookie Wed 02-Mar-16 19:43:05

I clicked on here to proffer my DM's recipe - I had no idea it was the bero one and that other people like it! I make time and a half of the recipe and do three layers for special occasions. I have a chocolate fudge icing which goes well with it, not too sickly/dark.

Cinnamoncookie Wed 02-Mar-16 19:43:58

And the suggestions for using normal milk are genius - why didn't I think of that? confused

Indecisivejo Wed 02-Mar-16 20:25:52

Oh wow thank you will defo try the bero one! So would you just use same amount of normal milk as evap? (If substituting)

coffeeinaredmug Wed 02-Mar-16 20:37:53

If substituting i add up how much evaporated milk and how much water and add that total in just ordinary milk.

Indecisivejo Wed 02-Mar-16 20:54:12

Thank you! I might make this tomorrow with my little boy smile

ThornyBird Wed 02-Mar-16 21:11:57

Same as coffee with the milk smile

Indecisivejo Tue 08-Mar-16 16:42:46

Just wanted to say I made the cake and was lovely, I used the icing recipe from same place too then covered with choc buttons and smarties smile
Thanks everyone.

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