CHOCOLATE MARSHMALLOW CAKE
with easter eggs for the kids.
1 packet duncan hines devils food cake
(or your own recipe)
2 tablespoons strawberry jam
300 grams white marshmallows
4 tablespoons milk
make the cake as per directions on packet.
slice cake in half widthways and spread the bottom with strawberry jam
in a large heatproof bowl over a pot of boiling water, melt the marshmallows with the milk. stirring continually.
spread the bottom of the cake with the marshmallow, starting in the centre and working outwards, work quickly because the marshmallow will set.
place top of cake on the marshmallow and leave to set completely.
250 grams butter softened
3 cups icing sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa, sifted
2 tablespoons milk
with an electric mixer, beat the butter until smooth.
mix the icing sugar and cocoa together then tip half into the butter and beat till combined.
add the milk and the rest of the icing sugar and cocoa mix and beat till well combined.
spread on cake and decorate