Cakes For a Cooler Summer

One can create tongue tantalising cakes but when it comes to baking on a sunny summer afternoon, even a great cook might want to step back. No one wants to sit back and watch a rising cake in the oven or microwave while they sweat all the desire to eat it. As an outcome of which we just walk down to the bakery next door and grab our fill of enticing sweet cakes. Well no need to sweat it out this summer and just follow these recipes to make a cake in your refrigerator:

1. CHOCOLATE BISCUIT CAKE

You may have heard the phrase, “feast fit for a king”… well, we don’t have the recipe for a “feast” fit for a “king” but we do recipe of cake that could be made in your refrigerator. This summer treat your family and friends with scrumptious chocolate fridge cake. Just gather these ingredients and follow the recipe to make your first cake in a refrigerator:

  • Butter – 340g
  • Golden Syrup – 240g
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder – 60g
  • Dark Chocolate – 120g (chopped)
  • Pure vanilla extract – 1 tsp.
  • Pistachios – 60g
  • Plump dried figs – 100g (sliced)
  • Digestive biscuits – 450g (crushed)
  • White Chocolate – 50g (chopped, optional)
  • Chocolate wafer sticks (optional)
  • 8-inch square or round cake tin (almost 3-inch deep)

METHOD:

  • In a bowl mix vanilla extract, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, melted butter and golden syrup
  • Mix well till smooth
  • Now, stir in the figs, pistachios, and crushed biscuits
  • Line the cake tin with a plastic wrap or baking parchment and pour the mixture into the tin
  • Cover it from all sides and place it in your Videocon refrigerator for about 2-3 hours (or until completely settled)
  • With the help of a knife, carefully remove from the tin
  • Spread melted dark chocolate evenly on the cake and place the chocolate wafer sticks
  • Now, generously sprinkle white chocolate chips on the top
  • Always store this cake in a refrigerator

2. CHOCOLATE CORNFLAKE NESTS

  • If you’re looking for a crunchy and good-looking dessert, then you will need:
  • Butter – 50g
  • Dark/Milk Chocolate- 100g (beaten into chunks)
  • Golden Syrup – 3 tbsp.
  • Cornflakes – 100g
  • Mini eggs or other sweets for decoration

METHOD:

  • Add the chocolate, butter, and golden syrup in a saucepan and melt over a low flame
  • Cool for a couple of minutes and then add the cornflakes
  • Use a wooden spoon to gently stir the ingredients together
  • Put the mixture into 12 cupcake cases
  • Top each setting with a decorative sweet
  • Keep in the refrigerator to set