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Chocolate Cake: 3 Outrageously Good Recipes

14/10/2014 12:46 | Updated 20 May 2015

Whether you're celebrating National Chocolate Week or you're simply in desperate need of a sweet treat, there's one way to tick both these boxes - and that's with cake.

Chocolate cake

From Nutella cheesecake to Oreo heaven, we've picked three of the most outrageously indulgent cake recipes to satisfy any chocoholic. After all, trying to make this stuff healthy is just a sin...

1. How to make an Oreo cookie cake (serves 8)

You will need:

220g plain flour, plus extra for dusting

400g sugar

75g good quality cocoa powder

2tsp baking soda

1tsp baking powder pinch of salt

250ml buttermilk

120ml vegetable or sunflower oil

3 large eggs

2 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 packet of Oreo cookies

200g unsalted butter, at room temperature

400g icing sugar

150 ml whipping cream

Oreo Cake Recipe

2. How to make double layered chocolate cake (serves 8)

For the cake you will need:

85g dark chocolate,

360 ml brewed coffee

350g flour

600g sugar

120g unsweetened cocoa powder

1 tsp baking powder

2 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

3 eggs

180ml vegetable oil

360ml buttermilk

1 tsp vanilla essence

For the icing:

170 g dark chocolate

170 g milk chocolate

450g crème fraiche

2 tsp vanilla essence

A pinch of salt

How to Bake a Double Layered Chocolate Cake

3. How to make chocolate cheesecake with Nutella

You will need:

1 pack hobnobs

75g butter

400g jar Nutella

Hazelnuts, chopped and toasted

500g cream cheese

Icing sugar

Raspberries

How to Make a Nutella Cheesecake

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