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Eating veggie » Recipes » Apricot Chocolate Refrigerator Cake

Apricot Chocolate Refrigerator Cake

Prep time 10 mins, cook time 1 hr 30 mins

Makes 40 pieces

Egg-Free, Suitable for Freezing

Preparation Notes

Cooking time includes chilling time in the fridge.


For the cake

  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 200g butter or vegan hard margarine
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 1 tbsp milk or soya milk
  • 500g digestive biscuits
  • 200g apricots
  • 100g roast hazelnuts chopped

For the topping

  • 300g dark chocolate


  1. Melt the chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of hot water (the water should not touch the bowl).
  2. Add the butter or vegan hard margarine*, golden syrup and milk or soya milk* and stir.
  3. Remove from the heat, then stir in the crushed digestive biscuits, apricots and hazelnuts. Mix well.
  4. Line a shallow baking tray (approximately 25cm x 40cm) with parchment paper. Spoon in the chocolate biscuit mixture, press down well and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Melt the remaining chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of hot water. When melted, carefully spoon over the cake and spread evenly. Return to the fridge until set.
  6. Cut into 40 pieces and serve. Will keep for up to three days in the fridge, in an airtight container.

Nutrition per serving

100 kcal


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