A completely different take on a “drip” cake (see Drip, Drip Drip). Usually in chocolate, this one was requested in lemon. A lemon sponge, with buttercream filling and coating, a topping and drip made from lemon curd and decorated with mini meringues. Although I don’t tend to eat a lot of cake (yes, I know
Chocolate drip cakes – a new fashion in chocolate cake, and certainly one I’d like to do more of – extra tall sponge cake, usually 6″ round, covered in rich chocolate ganache (no sugarpaste), piled as high as you like with your favourite chocolate treats and an over-spill of chocolate dripping down the sides –
It certainly does take Allsorts, lots of them, to make this cake!
A simple but effective idea for a cake design – chocolate cake surrounded by Cadburys flakes, and a chocolate fondant bow – filled with either ganache or chocolate buttercream. The recipient of this one must have been a real chocolate lover