Easy Mother's Day recipe: Luxury Chocolate Berry Cake

Published Friday, Mar 6 2015, 18:20 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Treat your mum to an amazing cake with this fabulous chocolate berry cake. It's the perfect gift to make for Mother's Day, which takes place 15 March.

This showstopper involves topping a delicious chocolate sponge cake with lashings of juicy raspberries and fresh double cream. It's then surrounded with yummy chocolate thins for a sensational finish. Tasty and pretty to look at - this could well be the ultimate cake!

Chocolate berry cake

© Jules Destrooper


  • 170g unsalted butter
  • 170g caster sugar
  • 115g self-raising flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 55g cocoa powder
  • 200ml double cream
  • 2 packs Jules Destrooper Chocolate Thins
  • 1 pack fresh raspberries


1 Preheat the oven to 170°C fan or gas mark 5. Grease and line two round 15cm tins.

2 Combine the butter and sugar in a bowl and mix until creamy and lighter in colour.

3 Sieve the cocoa, self-raising flour and salt into a bowl. Slowly add the eggs and the butter mixture into the bowl and stir until smooth and thick.

4 Divide the mixture into the two cake tins and bake for 25 minutes until springy to touch.

5 Remove tins from oven and leave tins to cool for 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

6 Once cooled, place the cakes on top of each other with a generous filing of cream.

7 Whip 150ml double cream until thick then spread over the top and sides of the sandwiched cake.

8 Arrange the chocolate thins around the side of the cake, then place 200g fresh raspberries on top to decorate.

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