Tall Painting

I visited a blog today theryanstevens.com where I saw the next video… and it prove that everyone can paint… you don’t need your paintbrushes at all.. Just pick up a cup with some paint and you can pour it on… What a beautiful work uploaded by RavelLkeDave, click here below;

Tall Painting

My aunt watched the video and told me, that it is exactly how she makes her white and chocolate ring cake… Love chocolate.

Chocolate Marble Ring Cake;

Ingredients

  • 175g Self Raising Flour
  • 50g plain chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 175g butter, softened
  • 175g caster sugar
  • 3 Tbsp golden syrup
  • 3 medium eggs, beaten
  • Few drops of vanilla essence
  • 50g butter
  • 2 tsp water
  • 175g plain chocolate, broken into pieces

Method

  1. Preheat oven to fan 160°C, conventional 180°C, gas 4.
  2. Grease and line the base of a 2 litre ring tin with baking parchment. Alternatively, use a 20cm round cake tin.
  3. Place chocolate, cocoa and water in a small heatproof basin; melt over a pan of boiling water.
  4. Beat together flour, butter, sugar, syrup and eggs until light and fluffy.
  5. Divide the mixture in half, stir vanilla into half and the melted chocolate mixture into the other.
  6. Place alternate spoonfuls of vanilla and chocolate mixture into the tin, swirl the two together using a metal spoon.
  7. Bake for one hour and cool.
  8. To decorate, place the butter, water and chocolate in a small heatproof basin, melt over a pan of boiling water until the chocolate has melted.
  9. Cool until chocolate begins to hold its shape and then spoon over cake.

Now you can try making both yourself… don’t forget to send me a photo… or a piece of your cake…

Enjoy.

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