Nutty Fridge Cake

Nutty fridge cake dusted with cocoa powder and served in a bowl
  • 7 servings
  • 20 minutes to prepare
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  • 200g cantucci biscuits
  • 100g pecan nuts, rougly chopped
  • 100g pistachio nuts, roughly chopped
  • 15g dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • 15g glacé cherries, roughly chopped
  • 150g unsalted butter
  • 1tbsp golden syrup
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • Cocoa powder for dusting


Break the contucci biscuits into small pieces and place into a large mixing bowl along with the chopped nuts and dried fruits and mix well. Then, place the butter, chocolate and golden syrup into a heat-proof bowl and melt over a pan of simmering water

Pour the chocolate into the biscuit mixture and mix well, then spoon into the prepared loaf tin, making sure to press the mixture down firmly. Fold over the overhanging cling film and pop into the fridge for a couple of hours until set.

Turn out easily by unwrapping the cling film and gently pull to release the cake, dust with cocoa powder before serving.

Keep the cake in the fridge for up to one week.