Chocolate Biscuit Cake

A cake made of British cookies and dark chocolate will be Prince William's groom's cake. It's a cake made from cookies!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Cake

1
pkg (8.8 oz) McVitie's® chocolate digestives tea biscuits or rich tea biscuits
1 1/3
cups dark chocolate chips (8 oz)
2/3
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons butter

Frosting

2/3
cup dark chocolate chips (4 oz)
1/3
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon butter

  • 1 Line a 6- or 8-inch round cake pan with foil. Spray with nonstick cooking spray. Break each of the biscuits into 1-inch pieces; set aside.
  • 2 In medium bowl, place 1 1/3 cup chocolate chips; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, heat 2/3 cup whipping cream and 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat, stirring until butter is melted and mixture comes to a boil. Pour cream mixture over chocolate and stir smooth.
  • 3 Add biscuit pieces to chocolate mixture, gently fold until all pieces are coated. Spoon into the prepared cake pan. Gently press mixture into pan. Refrigerate cake for 3 hours or until firm.
  • 4 Remove cake from cake pan and turn upside down onto a serving plate. Remove foil. In small bowl place remaining 2/3 cup chocolate chips. In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining 1/3 cup whipping cream and 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat, stirring until butter is melted and mixture comes to a boil. Pour cream mixture over chocolate and stir smooth. Pour the melted chocolate over the cake; frost top and sides using a butter knife or offset spatula. If desired, decorate with melted milk chocolate.

Expert Tips

Can't find British digestives or tea biscuits? Bake a pouch of Betty Crocker sugar cookies according to package directions. Use 15 baked sugar cookies in place of the tea biscuits.