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Home-made Chocolate Slab Cake With Caramel Treat

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Recipe for Home-made Chocolate Slab Cake With Caramel Treat

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Yield: 1 slab cake

Home-made Chocolate Slab Cake With Caramel Treat

chocolate cake with caramel topping

This Chocolate Slab Cake with Caramel and Cream Topping is incredibly decadent and something memories are made of. One bite and you’ll keep asking for more!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes



  • 4 eggs
  • 1ΒΌ cups sugar
  • Β½ cup oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • ΒΎ cup water (200 ml)
  • 1ΒΎ cup self-raising
  • 1 tsp Nescafe coffee
  • 2Β½ tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1Β½ tsp baking powder

Caramel Treat and Chocolate Cream

  • 1 cup fresh cream (I used bakers delight cream, if you use fresh cream add 2 teaspoons of icing sugar for sweetness)
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa
  • 1 Chocolate Flake



Mix 1 teaspoon coffee with ¾ boil water. Set aside and let it cool off completely before adding to dry ingredients.

Beat eggs and sugar well.

Add vanilla essence, oil, and water and mix well.

Sift self-raising flour, cocoa, and baking powder and add to the above ingredients.

Pour mixture into a well-greased foil baking pan 25cm x 36cm or square pyrex dish, and bake at 180C / 350F for 30 minutes.

When cool ice with icing of choice.


Spread caramel treat on cold slab cake.

Whip 1 cup fresh cream and add 1 teaspoon cocoa.

I used bakers delight cream, if you use fresh cream add 2 teaspoons of icing sugar for sweetness.

Garnish with flake choc.

Cut in square blocks.


This Home-made Chocolate Slab Cake With Caramel Treat is so decadent and delicious on its own, but why not have a little fun with the toppings, by adding some caramel treat and cream?Β Who will say no to such decadence?

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 151Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 48mgSodium 52mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 2g

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