Chocolatey Chocolate Cake

It’s week 7 of our Bake It Beautiful series, and this week we’re focusing on one of our favourite things.. chocolate!

The possibilities really are endless when it comes to decorating cakes and bakes with chocolate, and we definitely can’t get enough of the delicious chocolatey taste!

For all you chocoholics out there, we’ve made the ultimate chocolate cake using Choco Writers and our Chocolatey Strands. Keep reading for our super simple decorating guide and video tutorial!


You will need:

For the cake

175g self-raising flour

175g softened butter

175g golden caster sugar

3 eggs

3 tbsp golden syrup

40g cocoa powder

For the filling

200g softened butter

600g icing sugar

80g cocoa powder

80ml milk

Squares of chocolate

To decorate

Cake Décor Choco Writers

Cake Décor Chocolatey Strands



Add the softened butter and golden caster sugar to a bowl and mix until combined

Add the eggs, golden syrup, cocoa powder and flour and continue to mix until everything is combined

Split the mixture between 2 lined cake tins and pop in the oven

Melt your Choco Writer in boiling water and snip the end of the nozzle off

Print out our flower stencil and cover with baking paper

Trace the flower shapes with your Milk Choco Writer and fill the centres with the White Choco Writer

Fill and frost your chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream icing

Pipe chocolate frosting around the edges of your cake and sprinkle Chocolatey Strands in the centre

Carefully peel your chocolate flowers from the baking paper and place onto your frosted cake

You can also watch our super simple tutorial on how to create this amazing chocolate cake below!


Choco Writers are now available to purchase in Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons, Wilko, The Range and online at Sprinkles & Co.

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