WA’s Best Cake Recipe: Rob Broadfield’s double layer chocolate cake

The cake is a celebration. It’s a satisfying meal, a vacation from ingesting realistic food — a treat.

You don’t (and shouldn’t) consume it each day, which is why while you bake a cake, you can allow the energy off the leash and revel in the artery-busting cholesterol.


My double layer chocolate cake with buttercream icing is so terrible, it’s correct.

It’s so easy to make; you don’t even need a food processor or mixmaster.

Combine all the dry elements and then whisk within the wet components. Job accomplished.

The result? A candy, wet, deeply chocolatey layer cake as a way to make you appear like a grasp chef.

Coincidentally, just the remaining week, I cooked this antique-time preferred on a small, luxurious delivery inside the Kimberley. It was a mate’s birthday, so I asked the chef if I should borrow his galley’s nook to bang out my chocolate cake.

For one worrisome moment, it appeared he didn’t have any Dutch method cocoa in his pantry, which might have intended sending the boat’s helicopter to Wyndham for components, a request which would be denied, I’m sure!

We observed the cocoa. Crisis avoided. The cake became successful amongst our small band of shipmates.

NOTE: I regularly double this recipe and cut up the batter among 24cm springform tins to make a huge cake to, without difficulty, serve sixteen human beings. It is an incredibly moist blend; however, don’t freak out. It’s speculated to be that way.

When I became 12 or thirteen, I recall being the hostess at my cousin’s wedding. One of the primary things that I noticed once I walked into the reception corridor changed into this stunning wedding ceremony cake. For years, I dreamed of a fairytale wedding ceremony cake similar to hers. The cake changed into tall, separated by using columns with a few levels, even though I can’t forget precisely how many there had been. At the top of the marriage cake have been the bride and groom, and on the aspect have been the bridesmaids and groomsmen status on staircases that led to the pinnacle.

The staircases were also connected to smaller cakes that adorned the facet and beneath the cake was a fountain. I suppose many brides consider the technology of the huge desserts with all types of unique decorations on them. I just stood there amazed and looked at her lovely wedding ceremony cake decked out within the wedding colorations and dreamed of the day that I might cut into my wedding cake that appeared much like that. That cake turned into probably the second one maximum fashionable a part of that wedding ceremony.

As brides, we want that reaction to our wedding ceremony cakes as nicely. We want human beings to mill around it and respect the introduction that could be symbolic of a couple’s new union. We have desires of listening to those “ooh’s” and “ah’s” and the conversations about the décor, the colors, and the height of the cake. The right wedding cake ought to take the breath away of all your visitors and cause them to disturb to take a bite.

The wedding ceremony cake is one of the predominant factors of the marriage day. Because it is any such massive buy, plenty of time and purpose wishes to be dedicated to making the right cake. If you’ve got in no way deliberate a wedding before, you can have difficulty figuring out wherein to begin. Well, via the stop of this newsletter, I wish that you will have clearer expertise about what you need to create that wedding ceremony cake of your dreams.

Food can be so much more than calories and nutrition, and it can be a celebration of people, places, things, and experiences. It can be the story of someone’s life or the simple delight of sharing a moment with family and friends. At Feed the Food, we love food. And we want to share it. So we create beautiful and creative photo shoots, write engaging stories, and create recipes that make food fun.