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Spotty cakes

Kids will love these fun spotty chocolate cakes, ideal for a party.
Spotty cakes


Chocolate buttercream


1.Preheat oven to 180&degC (160&degC fan-forced). Grease two deep 20cm square cake pans; line the base and sides with baking paper.
2.Beat the butter, vanilla extract and sugar in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Stir in the sifted flours and milk in 2 batches.
3.Divide the mixture between two bowls. Add the sifted cocoa and extra milk to one of the mixtures; leave the remaining mixture plain. Stir the dark chocolate chips into the plain mixture, and white chocolate chips into the cocoa mixture.
4.Spoon the mixtures into the prepared pans. Bake for about 30 minutes or until cooked when tested. Stand the cakes in pans for 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire racks to cool.
5.Meanwhile, to make chocolate buttercream, beat the butter in a small bowl with an electric mixer until as light as possible. Beat in the sifted icing sugar, cocoa and milk in two batches.
6.Spread chocolate buttercream over the cakes and sprinkle with extra white chocolate chips, if desired. Cut cakes into small squares.

Suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.


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