Peppermint Crisp cake

A delicious cake version of the classic Peppermint Crisp tart!

Preparation time : 25 mins Cooking time : 40-50 mins Servings : 1 cake
Ingredients
  • Cake:
  • 90-125 ml cocoa powder and extra for dusting
  • 3 c cake flour
  • 350-500 ml white sugar
  • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda - sifted
  • 2/3 c oil
  • 2 Tbs vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 500 ml cold water
  • Filling and topping:
  • 1 can caramel condensed milk
  • 250 ml creamed cottage cheese
  • 4 bars Peppermint Crisp chocolate (69 g each)
  • 250 ml cream, chilled and stiffly whipped cocoa powder for dusting
  • mint leaves to garnish
Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease two 20-cm cake tins. Dust with cocoa powder.

Sift together the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.

Beat together the oil, vinegar, vanilla essence and cold water. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.

Divide the batter between the cake tins and bake for 40-50 minutes or until done. Leave to cool slightly and carefully halve each cake horizontally.

Filling and topping:

Mix the caramel condensed milk and cottage cheese.

Break 3 of the chocolate bars into pieces.

Put a cake layer on a plate, spread a layer of the caramel mixture over and scatter Peppermint Crisp shards on top. Repeat the layers ending with caramel mixture.

Top the cake with dollops of cream. Break the remaining chocolate bar and scatter the shards over the cream. Dust with cocoa powder and garnish with mint leaves.

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