Easter Dessert – Chocolate Ripple Cake

This Easter Dessert has been a wonderful hit over the years, it’s so very easy to make and those that eat it wouldn’t realise it only took you minutes to make!

I made a chocolate ripple cake for our guests at Christmas, it was easy to put together and so very tasty.  So I thought I’d make an Easter version for an Easter gathering we were having.  You will need overnight (or 6 hours) to let it sit, but it should only take you 10 minutes to assemble, then a further 10 min to decorate.  A slice no more than 1.5-2cm is ample anymore and you’ll get a cream headache. There would be enough to serve 10.

Make cream mixture then spread a tablespoon over one biscuit and repeat 4 times finishing with a choc biscuit

Place biscuits stack onto a platter, that has been spread with a few tablespoons of cream.  This will help the biscuits stand upright

Cover biscuit stacks with remaining cream, decorate with some yummy easter treats and then refrigerate overnight. 

The biscuits become soft, cake like even, making it easy to slice through.

Easter Dessert - Chocolate Ripple Cake

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Easter Choc Ripple Cake

  • Author: Katrina
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x

Ingredients

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  • 500ml thickened cream
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 250g packet Arnott’s Choc Ripple biscuits
  • Cadbury Flake and Easter eggs to decorate

Instructions

  1. Use an electric mixture to beat the cream, caster sugar and vanilla essence until soft peaks have formed.
  2. Spread 3 tablespoons of the cream mixture over a platter to form a base for the biscuit stacks.
  3. Spread one biscuit with one tablespoon of cream mixture, repeat 4 times finishing with a biscuit on top (5 biscuits in stack)
  4. Place biscuit stack, edges side down onto platter.
  5. Repeat with remaining biscuits.
  6. Spread the remaining cream over biscuit stacks, covering completely.
  7. Place in fridge overnight or minimum of 6 hours to set
  8. Decorate with crushed flake and easter eggs.

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10 comments

Natkatlark March 26, 2013 - 4:03 PM

Yum! Chocolate Ripple Cake was one of our most frequent birthday cake requests as kids.

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UK-KIWI March 27, 2013 - 2:40 PM

A friend of mine made an ‘adult’ version of this; using Griffins Chocolate Chippy Bikkies and dunking them in a liqueur before spreading cream on them!

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife March 20, 2015 - 10:58 AM

YUM.:)

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Kate April 17, 2014 - 3:50 PM

Back in the dinner party days this was an easy and cheats desert.

Dip Gingernuts in sherry put together with cream, lay flat cover

with more cream and hunks of Chocolate Flakes, add a bowl of

Rasberries, sooo good.

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Victoria March 13, 2015 - 8:58 PM

The ginger nut in sherry sound so good going to try that for sure!!

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife March 16, 2015 - 9:05 AM

Very yummy indeed, Victoria.:)

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Linda March 21, 2015 - 5:42 PM

My mum used to make a similar one with the cookies dipped in coffee before laying flat and covering with cream. Several layers and cover the edges before chilling. I like the way yours are stacked though, looks good when it’s cut!

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Katrina - The Organised Housewife March 23, 2015 - 8:42 AM

Ooh sounds lovely dipped in coffee!.:)

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