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Bournville Praline Cake

Cakes & Brownies
Bournville Praline Cake
Difficulty Pro
Serves 8
Time 1:10 hour
Contains egg Yes

Ingredients

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For the Bournville Praline Cake

For the batter

  • AP flour
  • Cadbury Cocoa Powder Buy
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • buttermilk
  • butter (room temperature)
  • caster sugar
  • eggs
  • vanilla extract
  • Cadbury Bournville (chopped) Buy

For the ganache

  • Warm Fresh Cream
  • Cadbury Cooking Block Dark Buy

For the Almond Praline

  • caster sugar
  • toasted almonds
  • water

Steps

  1. Bournville Praline Cake Step 1
    01

    Measure the ingredients: Cadbury Cocoa Powder, AP flour, buttermilk, eggs, Cadbury Bournville (chopped), caster sugar, butter, baking powder, salt and vanilla extract.

  2. Bournville Praline Cake Step 2
    02

    Grease the bundt pan with melted butter and dust with flour. Set aside. Preheat oven to 160°C.

  3. Bournville Praline Cake Step 3
    03

    Sift the Cadbury Cocoa Powder, AP flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.

  4. Bournville Praline Cake Step 4
    04

    Whisk the butter and caster sugar for 6-7 minutes.

  5. Bournville Praline Cake Step 5
    05

    Add eggs, one at a time, and whisk. Keep repeating until all 4 eggs have been added. Keep whisking until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.

  6. Bournville Praline Cake Step 6
    06

    Add buttermilk and vanilla extract. Whisk until well blended. Set aside.

  7. Bournville Praline Cake Step 7
    07

    Add half the dry ingredients. Mix well. Add the other half. Mix well.

  8. Bournville Praline Cake Step 8
    08

    Add the Cadbury Bournville. Mix well.

  9. Bournville Praline Cake Step 9
    09

    Pour the batter into the pan. Fold gently. Set aside.

  10. Bournville Praline Cake Step 10
    10

    Bake for 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the cake comes out clean.

  11. Bournville Praline Cake Step 11
    11

    Measure the ingredients for the ganache: warm Fresh cream and Cadbury Cooking Block Dark.

  12. Bournville Praline Cake Step 12
    12

    Pour warm cream over the Cadbury Cooking Block Dark. Let it sit for 5 minutes and then stir until combined. Set aside.

  13. Bournville Praline Cake Step 13
    13

    Measure the ingredients for the praline: caster sugar, toasted almonds and water.

  14. Bournville Praline Cake Step 14
    14

    Stir the sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat and cook without stirring. Swirl the pan occasionally and brush down the sides with a wet pastry brush until the sugar turns amber in color. This should take 7–8 minutes.

  15. Bournville Praline Cake Step 15
    15

    Stir in the almonds. Pour on to a prepared sheet, separating the nuts. Let it cool for 5 minutes.

  16. Bournville Praline Cake Step 16
    16

    Break the candied nuts until they turn into uneven chunks.

  17. Bournville Praline Cake Step 17
    17

    Pour the ganache over the cooled bundt cake.

  18. Bournville Praline Cake Step 18
    18

    Garnish with almond praline.