Decadent Kit Kat cake
If you're a fan of Kit Kats, then you'll love this Kit Kat cake recipe! It's a delicious and creative way to enjoy your favorite chocolate candy bars in a whole new way. This cake is perfect for birthdays, holidays, or any special occasion that calls for a show-stopping dessert.
To make this Kit Kat cake, you'll need to start with a basic chocolate cake recipe. You can use your favorite recipe or try a new one, but be sure to bake two layers for this cake. Once the cakes are baked and cooled, you can begin assembling the cake.
To assemble the cake, you'll need some chocolate frosting and a package of regular size Kit Kats. First, place one cake layer on a cake stand or plate and spread a layer of chocolate frosting over the top. Then, place the second cake layer on top and frost the entire cake with the remaining frosting.
Now, it's time to add the Kit Kats! Take the Kit Kats out of their wrappers and gently press them into the side of the cake, making sure they stick to the frosting. You can use as many Kit Kats as you like, but it's best to use enough to cover the entire cake.
Finally, top the cake with your favorite chocolate candies or decorations. M&Ms, Reese's Pieces, or even more Kit Kats are all great options! You can also add a personalized touch by writing a message on the top of the cake with icing.
This Kit Kat cake is sure to impress your friends and family, and it's a fun and easy way to add a twist to a classic chocolate cake recipe. So why not give it a try for your next celebration? You won't regret it!
540g pkt Betty Crocker chocolate fudge cake mix
125g butter, melted
185ml (3/4 cup) milk
2 x 200g pkts dark cooking chocolate, finely chopped
125ml (1/2 cup) thickened cream
2 x 170g blocks Kit Kat milk chocolate
45g pkt Kit Kat milk chocolate, broken into pieces, halved lengthways
Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Line a 7cm deep, 11 x 21cm (base measurement) loaf pan with baking paper.
Prepare the packet cake following packet directions. Pour into the lined pan. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Meanwhile, combine the chocolate and cream in a heatproof bowl. Microwave on high, stirring every minute, for 2-3 minutes or until melted and smooth. Set aside for 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until a spreadable consistency.
- Cut the cake horizontally into three layers. Place 1 cake onto a serving plate and spread with half the frosting from the packet. Top with one of the large blocks of kit kat (leaving it whole). Spread the remaining frosting over the top. Top with another cake. Spread the cake with a little chocolate mixture. Top with the remaining large blocks of kit kat (leaving it whole). Spread with a little remaining chocolate mixture over the top. Top with the remaining cake.
- Use a large pallete knife to spread a thin layer of chocolate mixture over the cake to cover, pressing extra mixture into any gaps between layers. Place in the fridge for 1 hour to chill.
- Spread the remaining chocolate mixture over the cake to cover. Top with the halved Kit Kat and Maltesers to decorate.