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Biscuit Cake

Biscuit Cake with step by step pics. Biscuit cake is one of the easiest and yummy cake one can make. This no bake biscuit cake has chocolate in it and tastes too good.

Ingredients

For Coffee Solution

  • ▢⅓ cup water
  • ▢½ tablespoon instant coffee

For Chocolate Icing

  • ▢½ cup milk
  • ▢1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • ▢1 tablespoon sugar or add as required
  • ▢80 grams chocolate or ½ cup chopped or broken chocolate

Other Ingredients

  • ▢250 grams glucose biscuits (can use Marie biscuits or sweet crackers or digestive biscuits)

Instructions

Preparation

  • First assemble all the ingredients. 
  • Line a cake pan or a loaf pan with parchment paper, butter paper or aluminium foil. You can use any medium sized cake pan.

Making Coffee Solution

  • Take water in a small sauce pan and warm it. The water should be warm or slightly hot.
  • Then take the warm water in a bowl. add ½ tablespoon instant coffee.
  • Mix very well. Keep aside.

Making Chocolate Icing

  • Next milk in the same sauce pan. add 1 tablespoon cocoa powder.
  • Mix very well to solution without any lumps.
  • Then add 1 tablespoon sugar. 
  • Keep the pan on stove top and keep the flame to a low.
  • With a wired whisk stir so that all the sugar dissolves.
  • Let this cocoa mixture come to a boil.
  • After it comes to a boil, then continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes on a low to medium-low flame. Stir often.
  • After 2 to 3 minutes, switch off the flame and add the chopped chocolate.
  • Keep the pan down and begin to mix.
  • The heat of the cocoa solution will melt the chocolate. Mix to a smooth glossy consistency. 
  • At this point you can add some chopped nuts or dry fruits if you want.

Making Biscuit Cake

  • Take each glucose biscuit and begin to dip in the coffee solution. If using glucose or marie biscuits or digestive biscuits, then just dip and remove in a second. Do not keep for more time as biscuits will break.
  • You just need to coat the biscuits with the coffee syrup.
  • Then place the biscuit in the pan. Similarly dip each biscuit in the coffee syrup and line the pan with a single layer of biscuits.
  • Also make a second layer. Depending on the size of the pan, you can make 2 to 3 layers.
  • Now pour half of the chocolate icing on the biscuit layers and spread it evenly but gently with a spatula. You can also tilt the pan so that the chocolate icing spreads.
  • Make another third and fourth layer of coffee solution dipped biscuits.
  • Finally pour the remaining chocolate icing and spread it evenly.
  • Seal the pan with a lid or with a foil. Keep in fridge and let the biscuit cake set for 4 to 5 hours. You can also keep overnight.
  • Now carefully lift the sides of the parchment paper and keep biscuit cake on a chopping board or tray. Slice the cake gently.
  • The chocolate biscuit cake will have layers. So while serving you can serve in such a way that the layers can be seen. 
  • Serve biscuit cake as a dessert.

How to make biscuit cake

A) preparation

1. First assemble all the ingredients. You will need 250 grams glucose biscuits, 80 grams chocolate, ½ cup milk, ½ tablespoon instant coffee and 1 tablespoon cocoa powder. You can use Marie biscuits or sweet crackers or digestive cookies instead of glucose biscuits.

ingredients for making biscuit cake recipe

2. Line a cake pan or a loaf pan with parchment paper, butter paper or aluminium foil. You can use any medium sized cake pan.

cake pan for making biscuit cake recipe

B) making coffee solution

3. Take ⅓ cup water in a small sauce pan and warm it. The water should be warm or slightly hot.

water for making biscuit cake recipe

4. Take the warm water in a bowl.

water for making biscuit cake recipe

5. Add ½ tablespoon instant coffee.

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6. Mix very well. Keep aside. If you do not plan to use coffee solution, the substitute drinking chocolate or cocoa powder with coffee.

making biscuit cake recipe

Making chocolate icing

7. Next take ½ cup milk in the same saucepan. You can also use almond milk or cashew milk or soy milk.

making glucose biscuit cake recipe

8. Add 1 tablespoon cocoa powder.

making glucose biscuit cake recipe

9. Mix very well to solution without any lumps.

making glucose biscuit cake recipe

10. Next add 1 tablespoon sugar. Sugar can be added less or more. Since glucose biscuits are already sweet, I have not added much sugar. The Bourneville chocolate is also sweet. If using bittersweet or bitter chocolate, then add more sugar.

making glucose biscuit cake recipe

11. Keep the pan on stove top. Keep the flame to a low.

making glucose biscuit cake recipe

12. With a wired whisk stir so that all the sugar dissolves.

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13. Let this cocoa mixture come to a boil.

making no bake chocolate biscuit cake recipe

14. After it comes to a boil, then continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes on a low to medium-low flame. Stir often.

making no bake chocolate biscuit cake recipe

15. After 2 to 3 minutes, switch off the flame and add the chopped chocolate.

making no bake chocolate biscuit cake recipe

16. Keep the pan down and begin to mix.

making biscuit cake recipe

17. The heat of the cocoa solution will melt the chocolate. Mix to a smooth glossy consistency. At this point, you can add some chopped nuts or dry fruits if you want. Also, check the taste and add more sugar if required. But do keep in mind the sweetness of the biscuits you will be using. Keep aside and let this mixture become warm.

making biscuit cake recipe

Making biscuit cake

18. Take each parle biscuit and begin to dip in the coffee solution. If using glucose or Marie biscuits or digestive biscuits, then just dip and remove in a second. Do not keep for more time as biscuits will break.

making biscuit cake recipe

19. You just need to coat the parle g biscuits with the coffee syrup.

making biscuit cake recipe

20. Then place the biscuit in the pan. Similarly dip each biscuit in the coffee syrup and line the pan with a single layer of biscuits.

making biscuit cake recipe

21. Also make a second layer. Depending on the size of the pan, you can make 2 to 3 layers.

making biscuit cake recipe

22. Now pour half of the chocolate icing on the biscuit layers and spread it evenly but gently with a spatula. You can also tilt the pan so that the chocolate icing spreads.

making biscuit cake recipe

23. Make another third layer of coffee solution dipped biscuits.

making biscuit cake recipe

24. Then make a fourth layer.

making biscuit cake recipe

25. Finally pour the remaining chocolate icing and spread it evenly.

making biscuit cake recipe

26. Seal the pan with a lid or with a foil. Keep in fridge and let the biscuit cake set for 4 to 5 hours. You can also keep overnight.

making biscuit cake recipe

27. Below picture is of the biscuit cake after being set.

making biscuit cake recipe

28. Now carefully lift the sides of the parchment paper and keep biscuit cake on a chopping board or tray.

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29. Slice the biscuit cake gently.

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30. The chocolate biscuit cake will have layers. So while serving you can serve in such a way that the layers can be seen. There will be some chocolate icing and some biscuit crumbs on the paper.

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31. Serve biscuit cake as a dessert.