Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake – your very own showstopper

So I got to thinking, maybe we should have an Easy Peasy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe on Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy.

In fact I think we need one don’t you think?

It’s a celebration that for most people always involves a cake?

I blardy love a piece of birthday cake, especially when it’s homemade. Nothing nicer 

So you need look no further here’s the perfect idea for a Chocolate Birthday Cake!!! Super easy

I wasn’t entirely sure why we give ‘cake’ at Birthday celebrations, however having had a look it would appear

‘In the 15th century, bakeries in Germany began to market one-layer cakes for customers’ birthdays as opposed to only marketing cakes for weddings, and thus the modern birthday cake was born. Wiki

I wanted only one Birthday Cake Recipe for the blog.

After all the whole point of my blog is no fuss, easy cooking and baking! Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy!

And let’s not forget homemade cake is such a treat! SIMPLE is the key!

Basic Cake Recipe

So I have a base recipe here for an Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake that you can alter in the decoration depending on who it’s for, child or adult, male or female.  

And indeed you can customise and add what they recipient likes and what sweets are their favourites.

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

I decided that most people like Chocolate – especially at Birthday times? Also please remember it can easily  be modified for Easter and Christmas! The opportunities are endless!

Oh and what about Halloween? Stop me now…. Oh and Maybe heart shaped for Valentines Day?

Ideas for your Birthday Cake 

It would also work perfectly as a vanilla cake using White Chocolate Kitkats? Ooooo 🙂 Now there’s a great idea!

So here is a Chocolate extravaganza Birthday Cake that I hope will be a bit of a show stopper!

Have fun – go wild – it’s so easy and takes little skill – it also goes down a storm! Chocolate Birthday Cake with Sweets – there’s no failing here.

There are so many things you can use to decorate, I used:

  • Kitkats (lots)
  • Malteasers
  • M and M’s
  • Kinder Eggs
  • Curly Wurly
  • Bueno’s
  • Chocolate lollipop
  • I think it would also be great with jelly sweets and lollipops and maybe a few strawberries because making it personal to the receiver is the key?
  • Maybe  chocolate fingers, matchmakers, Flakes, Mini Eggs, oh anything, would be nice!

White Chocolate Easy Birthday Cake

Oh and I made a White Chocolate version as well – just go for it!

This was for Bake It Pink for Breast Cancer – the idea is just to show how flexible and easy it is to make this Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake!

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

So why not just go for it, use this Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake recipe as the basis to develop you’re very own showstopper!

It’s easy and straight forward and you don’t have to be a great baker at all.

Most of the icing work gets covered anyway, so please don’t worry about that….

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Then just go for it, mines quite neat but it doesn’t need to be as long as you get a good covering over it:

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Then decorate – and you’re off!

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Please please have a go and let me see your creations! I’d really love that!

Come on it’s an Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake – I promise you can make a great showstopper and the kids will adore it for sure!

Drop me a comment below and let me know what you do! I’d really love to see your creations

Thanks Clare

Another Birthday Cake – This time naked

Here’s another more delicate kinda birthday cake. It’s super easy and you should really give it a try. 

Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

 

Kitchen Kit

You lovely peeps have started to ask me about kitchen kit. Well you need to know I use the below stand mixer!

It’s quite an investment HOWEVER I love it and I know I will have it for life. I see it as my essential piece of kit.

I also have lots of the attachments which I can talk about soon in another post Especially the pasta attachment !

Personally I believe this is the best stand mixer on the planet – but that’s just my view!

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