Chocolate Christmas cake
- December 2017
- Serves 12
- Hands-on time 1 hour, oven time 30-35 min, plus chilling
This glorious cake is a boozy showstopper – strictly for adults only. Slice through the chocolatey icing to reveal the rich interior filled with rum-laced eggnog custard… it’s a triumph.
- 46.1g (27.6g saturated)
- 57.7g (35.9g sugars)
Freeze leftover egg whites in a freezer bag marked with the date and number of whites and use within 3 months.
Make the sponges up to 48 hours ahead, cool and wrap in cling film and keep in an airtight tin. The filling can be made up to 24 hours ahead and kept in a sealed container. The cake will keep for 3-4 days, covered in the fridge.
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