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Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Wreath Cake

December 26, 2018 Kate 0 Comments

This Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Wreath Cake recipe is very timely for this season. The cake looks very festive and the chocolate cake itself is a perfect treat for the whole family. The toppings on top makes it even more irresistible. We made this cake in celebration of Jesus' birthday. Merry Christmas everyone!



250g butter, chopped
200g dark chocolate melt
2 cups sugar
1 cup cold water
1 ¼ cups flour, sifted
½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
¼ cup cocoa powder, sifted
2 large eggs, lightly beaten


150g dark chocolate melt
½ cup cream


100g mini marshmallows
50 g cranberries
50g roasted almonds
100g milk chocolate melted
125 g glazed cherries or fresh raspberries


To make this Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Wreath Cake, follow these steps:

1. Preheat oven to 180C or 160C fan forced.

2. Grease an 8 inch ring cake tin and line the base with baking powder.

3. In a saucepan, combine butter, chocolate, sugar and water. Stir until melted.

4. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside. Let it cool for 5 minutes.

5. Whisk in flour and cocoa powder onto your cooled chocolate batter. Stir through eggs. Pour mixture into a prepared ring pan.

6. Bake for 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.

7. Let it cool in tin for 30 minutes before turning out to cool completely.

8. While cooling the cake, let’s make the ganache. Combine chocolate and cream in a heat-proof bowl and microwave 10 seconds interment until melted. Stir until smooth. Let it cool.

9. Spread ganache over the top of the fully cooled cake. Arrange marshmallows, cranberries and almonds on the top. Drizzle melted chocolate over the topping. Sprinkle with cherries or raspberries.

10. Serve and enjoy this Chocolate Rocky Road Christmas Wreath Cake with family and friends!