Martha Collison's chocolate nest Bundt cake

Chocolate nest Bundt cake

By Martha Collison

A spectacular cake that doesn't take hours to make and blends sweet and salty flavours. The pretzels creat an authentic twig-like nest that s easy to fill with chocolate mini eggs or whatever treats you like. In fact why not let the kids help choose the filling?

    • Serves12
    • CourseCake
    • Prepare25 mins
    • Cook55 mins
    • Total time1 hr 20 mins
    • 125g butter, melted
    • 250g plain flour
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 150g light brown soft sugar
    • 75g cocoa powder
    • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • 284ml buttermilk
    • 2 British Blacktail Free Range Eggs
    • 150ml strong brewed coffee, cooled

    For the ganache icing

    • 150g dark chocolate, chopped
    • 25g butter
    • 50ml double cream

    To decorate

    • 3 90g packets mini eggs
    • 100g mini salted pretzels