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No Bake Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Box of cookies: $4.99, chocolate: $3.00, a chocolate no bake masterpiece: priceless.


  • Cake
  • 800g digestive biscuits, or any tea biscuits
  • 1 cup pecans toasted slightly chopped.
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water.
  • 2/3 cup butter.
  • Ganache
  • 115g dark chocolate
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Decorations
  • 200ml chocolate sauce


  1. In a deep bowl, break the biscuits into small pieces and set aside.
  2. Add the cocoa powder, butter, water and sugar into a large microwave safe bowl, microwave for 20 seconds at a time, mixing each time until smooth.
  3. Pour syrup over biscuit pieces and mix well, fold in chopped pecans.
  4. Press the biscuit mixture in a 9inch springform pan lined with parchment paper. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  5. Place the dark chocolate and cream into a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 20 seconds at a time, mixing each time until smooth. Allow to set for 1 hour.
  6. Pipe the set ganache onto the cake and use a small off set spatula to spread around. Then pipe some bulbs of ganache on top before drizzling the centre of the cake with chocolate sauce.