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Chocolate Robin’s Egg Cake – The Rose Desk


This attractive speckled Chocolate Robin’s Egg Cake is the proper Easter dessert for chocolate lovers! Little bunnies will adore this festive Easter cake.

This chocolate cake is moist and scrumptious and adorned with lovely chocolate egg candies. I used Whoppers (the massive ones) however you need to use no matter egg candies you want!

Don’t need the cake to be blue however need the identical speckled egg impact? No drawback! Simply depart it white and use the vanilla additional x cocoa powder trick to embellish the cake. And since I do know you’ll ask: I used Wilton icing coloration in teal for this beautiful shade of blue.

Chocolate Robin’s Egg Cake

For the cake:
2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup darkish cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup 1% milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water
Blue frosting, recipe follows

To brighten:
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp cocoa powder

Chocolate robin’s eggs candies

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease three 8″ cake pans. Coat with cocoa powder the way in which you’d sometimes flour pans.
  2. Mix sugar, flour, darkish cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in giant mixing bowl. Add eggs separately and blend till integrated. Add milk, oil and vanilla and beat on medium velocity of mixer about two minutes. Stir within the boiling water. Divide batter into ready pans.
  3. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or till wood choose inserted in heart comes out clear. Cool 10 minutes; take away from pans to wire racks. Cool fully.
  4. Make frosting, recipe follows, and frost cake.
  5. Combine cocoa powder and vanilla extract so that you’ve a skinny brown paste. Dip a tiny culinary paint brush within the cocoa powder combination and faucet the again of the paint brush to splatter the cake. Do that throughout till your cake is speckled. Beautify with chocolate robin’s egg candies.

Blue Frosting

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
5 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 tsp almond extract
2-3 Tbsp milk

Teal or blue meals coloring

  1. Beat butter with electrical mixer till good and fluffy. Beat in two cups of powdered sugar till integrated, then add almond extract.
  2. Beat in two extra cups of powdered sugar till mixed. Add a tablespoon of milk and remaining cup of powdered sugar. Beat in one other tablespoon of milk. Add extra powdered sugar or milk as wanted to achieve your required consistency. Add meals coloring to achieve your required shade of blue.

Be aware: Don’t like almond extract? No drawback! Use two teaspoons of vanilla extract as a substitute.

Completely satisfied baking,

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