Happy Wednesday, all…I’m sick…
Yesterday, I was good, last night I was sooooooo bad, but by this afternoon, I’m doing a bit better. Whatever disgusting, yucky germs that have taken over the planet (based on what I’m hearing on the news.) are more than welcome to leave this place immediately so we can all get back to our daily lives. Being sick is such a waste of time, don’t you agree?
Anyway, so yesterday, before the alien life form invaded my body, (I believe this post is starting to sound like an episode of Doctor Who…) I made a Chocolate Fridge Cake. You know, the cake that was used as the groom’s cake at the royal wedding?? Then, I wake up this morning to hear that it’s the Duchess of Cambridge’s birthday today…what perfect timing!
I actually chose to make this recipe because I’d recently picked up some McVitie’s Digestive biscuits at World Market and wanted to do something with them, so Fridge Cake it was to be!
This is a no-bake cake that tastes like a giant candy bar. It takes very little time to assemble, but you do need to be prepared to let it sit in the refrigerator for a while to set up. (Hence the name, Fridge Cake.)
Now, when I went to pour the melted chocolate over the top of the set cake, I could have done it over a cooling tray, or something else that would allow the excess chocolate to drip off and keep the edge of the cake looking nice and pretty.
But, I chose not to.
Because, honestly, can’t we all agree that would be a waste of chocolate? And no one should EVER be allowed to waste chocolate. I believe Congress would have a MUCH higher approval rating than they do if they would pass laws saying things like no one shall be allowed to waste chocolate. That would be a productive use of their time…
(Side Note: I learned on the news today that Congress has a lower approval rating than cockroaches and colonoscopies! Just a little interesting tidbit I thought I’d pass along…)
Don’t let the name Digestives of the cookie intimidate you. I know it sounds like something you’d maybe eat when you’re ill, but they honestly taste very similar to graham crackers. This cake is like one giant chocolate covered graham cracker…who can possibly be against something like that??
I used a recipe that I found on SprinkleBakes and it was very simple to follow. Many of the recipes you’ll find online are from British sites that will require you to do some converting from metric, and I very much do not enjoy math.
I hope you’ll give this recipe a try. If you can’t find Digestive biscuits, feel free to substitute graham crackers. The effect will be very similar.