Choco ice cake

Posted on July 14, 2009. Filed under: Cakes | Tags: , |

Chocolate cake, ice-cream and strawberries – a surefire success.

Cooking Time : 20 min.
Preparation Time : 20 min.

Serves 6.

For the eggless chocolate sponge flan
1 packet (300 grams) eggless chocolate cake mix or 1/2 kg. ready-made chocolate sponge for pudding
To be mixed into a soaking syrup
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
2 tablespoons brandy (optional)
2 tablespoons water
For the filling
1 family pack (1/2 litre) vanilla ice-cream
sliced strawberries
For serving

strawberry sauce

For the eggless chocolate sponge flan
1. Prepare the batter according to the instructions given on the packet.
2. Pour the batter into a greased and dusted 150 or 175 mm. flan tin.
3. Bake in a hot oven at 200 degree C (400 degree F) for 10 minutes. Then reduce the temperature to 180 degree C (350 degree F) and bake for a further 10 minutes.
4. The cake is ready when it leaves the sides of the tin and is springy to touch.
5. When ready, take out from the oven and wait for 1 minute. Loosen the sides with a sharp knife and invert the tin on a rack and tap sharply to remove the flan. Cool.
6. Sprinkle the soaking syrup on the flan.
How to proceed
1. Just before serving, fill the flan with the vanilla ice-cream and decorate with strawberry slices.
2. Cut into slices and serve cold with strawberry sauce.

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