Simple chocolate cake with shortcrust pastry

Our new deep-frozen shortcrust pastry, made with real butter, is perfect for making delicious cake bases and crispy biscuits!

Simple chocolate cake with shortcrust pastry

8 servings

You’ll need:

  • 1 packet of Van Kook shortcrust pastry with real butter
  • Filling:
    • 200 g milk chocolate or dark chocolate
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 dl whipped cream
    • 200 g of sweet (frozen) berries or 2 sliced bananas
  • Serve with Greek yogurt or whipped cream, roasted nuts, popcorn and/or pretzels

How to prepare:

  • Thaw the dough according to the instructions on the package.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
  • Line the cake mould with 20–24 cm dough and straighten the edges, if desired.
  • Bake for 12–14 minutes until the cake has a golden complexion and leave to cool.
  • Thaw the chocolate in a microwave or in a bowl of hot water over a saucepan.
  • Whisk until the cream forms soft peaks and mix with the slightly chilled melted chocolate.
  • Spread the pre-cooked berries or banana slices onto the shortcrust pastry base and spread out the chocolate mousse.
  • Leave to settle in the fridge for a few hours.
  • Decorate with whatever you like and serve!

Bon appétit!