Tiffin Cake

Tiffin Cake

A chocolate cake with a difference, moist and sumptuous, why not try out your own version of the tiffin cake on your friends and family. Try adding alternative chopped dried fruit or a drop of liqueur to make your tiffin different and special!!

Prep Time ~ 45 mins Chilling Time ~ Overnight
Approx Cost ~ £6 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ No Makes ~ 8 Wedges
Tips ~ This can be stored in the fridge for up to 1 week.


Ingredients

125g / 4oz butter, plus extra to grease

50g / 2oz raisins

75g / 3oz pitted dates, chopped

4 tablespoons brandy

200g / 7oz good quality plain chocolate, broken in pieces

3 tablespoons golden syrup

250g / 9oz digestive biscuits, roughly crushed

Grated zest of ½ large orange

Topping:

150g / 5oz good quality plain chocolate, broken in pieces

25g / 1oz butter

 

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