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Lazy Cake Recipe

Lazy Cake Recipe

2022-07-17
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This lazy cake is a classic cake that everybody loves. If you are looking for a no-bake chocolate biscuit cake is cake, this recipe is for you! Easy and delicious cake that anyone cake make. You also may know this cake as chocolate fridge cake or chocolate salami cake.
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
12
PREP TIME
15 Minutes
WORK TIME
15 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
European
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS

For the Classic Lazy Cake:

  • 500g Digestive biscuits/crackers
  • 150g Walnuts/hazelnuts/almonds, roasted (optional)
  • 3/4 cup (150g) Sugar
  • 2/3 cup (150g) Butter
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Cocoa powder
  • 1 cup (240ml) Water/coffee

For the ganache:

  • 120g Dark chocolate
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) Heavy cream

DIRECTIONS
  1. Crush/ break the biscuits into small pieces. Place them in a large bowl. if you are using nuts, crush them as well and add to the bowl. set aside.
  2. In a saucepan combined sugar, butter, cocoa powder and water/coffee. Place the saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Pour chocolate syrup over the biscuits and stir until well coated.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a 9-inch (23cm) pan. Press firmly to create flat surface cake. Refrigerate while making the ganache.
  5. Make chocolate ganache: chop the chocolate and place in a heatproof bowl. In a small saucepan heat the cream, when starts to simmer remove from heat and pour over the chocolate. Let sit for 1-2 minutes and stir until melted and smooth.
  6. Pour the ganache over the cake and refrigerate for at least 2-3 hours before serving.
  7. Decorate with nuts.

What is Lazy Cake?

Lazy cake, also known as a no-bake chocolate biscuit cake, is a decadent dessert. The name comes from the fact that it is so easy to make, and requires minimal effort. It is a popular dessert in many countries, and it's often served at parties and family gatherings.  It is made with just a few simple ingredients, including graham crackers, butter, sugar, cocoa powder, and semi-sweet chocolate. The graham crackers are crushed and then combined with melted butter, sugar, and cocoa powder to create a thick, fudgy mixture. This is then spread into a pan and topped with melted semi-sweet chocolate. The result is an incredibly rich, chocolatey treat that is sure to satisfy the sweetest of cravings. It can be served as is, or topped with an array of delicious toppings like whipped cream, nuts, or chocolate shavings. Lazy cake is truly a guilt-free indulgence that is perfect for any occasion.

 lazy cake recipe

What is Lazy Cake Made Of?

Lazy cake is a delicious treat made with just a few simple ingredients. It is usually made with dark chocolate, crushed biscuits or crackers, and optionally added roasted walnuts or hazelnuts or almonds. The ingredients are combined in a bowl and melted over low heat until they are completely melted. The mixture is then spread out in a pan lined with parchment paper and chilled until it is set. It can then be cut into slices and served.

 Lazy cake

What Country is Lazy Cake From?

Lazy cake is a traditional dessert popular throughout the Middle East, Asia, and Europe. Some believe that it is originated in the Middle East, while others believe the origin is actually in East of Europe. Today, many different countries around the world make this wonderful cake and call it differently. For example, in Lithuania it is called Tingynis while In Syria it is called Soukseh. The exact recipe may vary from country to country, but the basic ingredients are the same. The popularity of lazy cake has spread far and wide, with international variations popping up in places like India, Egypt, Greece, and more. In most countries, it is enjoyed as a dessert after a meal, or as a mid-day snack.

What is The Difference Between Lazy Cake and Chocolate Salami?

Lazy Cake and Chocolate Salami are two delicious desserts that are pretty similar on the surface. But if you look closely, they have some key differences. The most obvious is the shape - while Lazy Cake is in the shape of the pan that is used (round/rectangular), Chocolate Salami is cylindrical. This difference in shape doesn't really affect the taste, but it does affect the look of the desserts. The main difference, however, is the texture. Lazy Cake has more tender texture, whereas Chocolate Salami is denser and more solid. This change in texture is due to the different ingredients and methods used in each recipe. Lazy Cake is made by more soaked biscuits, what makes it usually lighter, while Chocolate Salami has more chocolate. The main similarity of these two desserts is the preparation technique- Both have the same main ingredients and the technique is similar.

How to store Lazy Cake?

Lazy Cake is a delicious treat that can be enjoyed for days after making it. To make sure it stays fresh as long as possible, you should store it in the fridge. It should keep for about 5 to 6 days when stored in an airtight container and covered. If you want it to last even longer, you can wrap it in plastic wrap before placing it in an airtight container. Storing your Lazy Cake in the fridge is the best way to keep it fresh and enjoy it for days. If you prefer freezing the cake, it's not a problem, follow the same steps and freeze the cake up to 2-3 months, thaw the cake in the refrigerator overnight before serving. With these simple tips, you can have a delicious, homemade Lazy Cake any time you want!

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