Food Sweet

Easter Tray Bake

April 16, 2019

A delicious chocolate cake that fits perfectly with your easter spread!

The Recipe:




  • 50g Cocoa Powder
  • 6 tbsp Boiling Water
  • 100g Softened Butter
  • 275g Caster Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 125ml Milk
  • 175g Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder


  • 200g Softened Butter
  • 210g Icing Sugar
  • 40g Hot Chocolate Powder
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • Mini Eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C fan.

  2. Mix together the cocoa powder and water until it forms a dough-like substance.
  3. Add the softened butter and mix until smooth.
  4. Combine the sugar, eggs, flour and baking powder into the mix to finish the cake batter.
  5. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and pour the mix in. Make sure to spread it evenly across the base.

  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Use a cocktail stick to make sure the cake is baked the whole way through.
  8. Leave to cool in the tin, then turn out onto a cooling rack and peel off the greaseproof paper.

  9. For the frosting, cream together the sugar, butter, milk and hot chocolate powder.
  10. Spread the frosting over the tray bake, making sure to keep it even across the centre and into the corners.
  11. Chop some mini eggs into varying sizes. Crumble over the cake.
  12. Slice your tray bake into squares.



Also See: Strawberry Carrots & Cadbury Hot Chocolate Cake

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