Celebrating Roald Dahl Day and the new released publication of Matilda, we thought we would share the amazing Bruce Bogtrotter's cake receipe with you all.



230g Chocolate 

11 Tbsp Unsalted Butter

150g Sugar 

6 Medium Eggs 


200g Chocolate

200g Double whipped Cream


- Preheat your oven to 170-175°c 

- Lightly crease your cake pan, if preferred line with wax paper to create lining.

- Start by melting the chocolate in a heat proof mixing bowl by placing in the microwave for 3 mins on a low heat.

- Transfer to another bowl and add the following ingredients (Eggs,Flour and Sugar)

- Whisk until the mixture until smooth.

- Once the mixture is at the desired consistency pour into the cake tin and bake for around 30 - 35 minutes and let cool on a wire rack.

- For the icing, melt the choclate and combine the cream on the lowest heat, stirring occasionally until chocolate is completley melted and blended with cream.

- Remove the cake from pan when cool and flip upside down now ice the cake!


Products Used:

Chicago Metallic Non-Stick 23cm Round Cake Pan

KitchenCraft Plastic 4.5 litre Mixing Bowl

MasterClass Non-Stick 23cm x 26cm Cooling Tray

Sweetly Does It Icing Smoother

Sweetly Does It Jumbo Cake Tin

Sweetly Does It Large Round Cake Board