Cherry Forest Chocolatey Nutella-y Cakiness without Egg!

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

In case you havent noticed I love baking! Its my favourite thing to do when I have some free time and I find the whole process of measuring out the ingredients, whisking & mixing and waiting for them to rise so therapeutic. This week me and my friend were at her place and abit bored so as her flat is a egg-free area we tried out this eggless Cherry Forrest Chocolate Cake with Nutella Buttercream. (sorry for the quality of pics, I only had my phone camera with me).


4 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 cup plain flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
1 can (400 grams for full can) condensed milk
1 cup melted butter
2 teaspoon vanilla essence

Nutella butter cream & toppings:
1 cup Nutella
1/2 cup butter
1 icing sugar
1 tsp milk
2 tubs whipping cream
I carton of Morello cherry fruit filling


For the cake:
1. Sift the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder and bicarbonate soda.

2. Combine all the remaining ingredients with the dry ingredients together with 1 cup (200 ml.) of water in a bowl and mix well using a whisk.

3. Divide into two and pour this mixture into two greased 150 mm. (6") diameter baking tins.
4. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 20 minutes or until a knife inserted into the cake comes out clean.

5. Unmould and cool on a wire rack

For the Nutella Buttercream and cream:

1.Beat the butter until smooth, then add the Nutella and beat until all combined. Slowly mix in the icing sugar and milk until combined.
2. Whisk the whipping cream until is forms stiff peaks or until is reaches your desired consistency. I put the cream in a piping bag swirted on top and around the sides

Then assemble your cake like so...

Et voilĂ !

Cherry Lane xoxo

Recipe Source: Chef in You 


  1. I don't eat cake normally but that looks lovely x

  2. Oh wow! I am definitely going to try this, especially because my hubby can't eat eggs so I am always looking for good eggless cake recipes. Thanks!

    1. No worries! ok so I know I made it but I just followed the recipe so all credit goes to the recipe source...but it a gorgeously indulgent cake! Tastes soooo good! I really hope you try and your husband likes it! Thanks so much for stopping by x

  3. yummy..

  4. Looks yummy and decadent :)

  5. yum yum yum!!!!!
    I died a 100 times y'day. Thats not good for you, you know!!! Me being a diligent blog reader and all ;)
    PS: Thank you for the cake craving, now if only the cake would also come through the screen!!!

    1. haha!! Oh no I didnt mean to cause a/multiple heart attacks!! I hope you have recovered now! lol Thank you for your diligence it is greatly appreciated - truly! I hope you managed to get your sugar fix :-)

  6. Oh My Gawd that looks divine! want a slice NOW!!

    1. lol! Thanks! If I could send you some I would :-)

  7. Serious serious DROOL!!! I thot u were on diet :-|

  8. woowwww!!! looks heavenly :)