Biscuit cake – digestive biscuit cake – no bake cake

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Biscuit cake

Biscuit cake is prepared with biscuits. Many of us are familiar with it science childhood. Commonly these cake are no bake, eggless cake. It can be prepared very quickly with few ingredient. Generally these cake prepared at home, here in india you won’t find them easily in cake shops. This no bake dessert is absolutely delicious. So if you are scared of baking give it a try to this easy and no oven cake.

Biscuit cake reminds me some of the my best childhood memories, my own(childish) version of biscuit cake which I used to prepare with parle-G and milk cream. Even today it was fun to make biscuits cake. This is perfect treat for evening tea. This recipe will give great makeover to simple tea time digestive biscuits and turn them to a yummy dessert.

You can Checkout more cake recipe from my kitchen, click on the link to get full recipe.

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Variations

Biscuit cake is purely home made recipe and you can make many variation as per your liking. You can change biscuits and use any of your choice like Oreo, parle G, butter biscuits, chocolate flavoured, cream or any other.

Biscuit cake taste best with chocolate icing, but you can also experiment with other icing like whipping cream, butter cream, dark chocolate or any of your choice. Garnish it with roasted nuts, chocolate shaving, chocolate balls, marshmallow, berries or with biscuits. I like to keep it simple and use chocolate shaving for garnishing.

Serving –

Biscuit cake can be served as dessert. It is also accompanied with evening tea. Even it is good to treat your kids as you can involve them in cooking process. If the baking is a kitchen nightmare for you, you can surprise your loved once by making this delicious and quick no bake cake.

Shelf life –

This no bake cake can be store at room temperature for 2-3 days in an air tight jar. You can also refrigerate it cover with aluminium foil or keep in any close box.

 Preparation –

Biscuit cake is very easy to prepare, this cake does not need any baking. This chocolaty buttery dessert prepared with crushed biscuits, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, whip cream and butter.

In a pan heat water add sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder mix and boil until all ingredient combine and form a smooth chocolate syrup. Add unsalted butter boil for 5 minutes on high heat. Remove form heat and let it cool down

In a mixing bowl break digestive biscuits with hands into the small pieces (do not crushed them). Add chocolate syrup into the biscuit with spatula gently until combine. Add vanilla essence again give it a good mix. Transfer mixture into the cake pan. Gently press with spatula to smoothen the surface. Refrigerate and let it sit for 30 minutes.

For icing, heat whipping cream in a pan do not boil it. Pour hot sipping cream on to the chocolate chips. Mix with spoon until chocolate chips dissolve completely. We need smooth icing for cake, so if there is any pieces of chocolate chips which is not melted you can strain the icing to get smooth texture.

Take out the cake from refrigerator. Pour icing on the cake evenly. For garnishing I sprinkled some chocolate shaving on the cake, you can also add roasted nuts. Again refrigerate it for 3-4 hours to set.

Important points –

  1. You can use any biscuits for making this cake.
  2. Do not crushed the biscuits, we need small chunks of biscuit for this cake.
  3. You can line cake pan with parchment, so it will be easy to remove cake from pan.
  4. Give enough time to set cake in a fridge.
  5. You can also garnish cake with roasted chopped nuts.

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Printable recipe –

Biscuits Cake - digestive biscuits cake - no bake cake

Biscuit cake I love them because they are delicious and no bake cake. Biscuit cake is very easy to prepare, they do not required oven. This chocolaty buttery dessert prepared with crushed biscuits, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, whipping cream and butter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
freezing time4 hrs
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: biscuit cake, biscuit cake recipe, cake for kids, cake with simple ingredient, cake without baking, easy cake recipe, how to make biscuits cake, no bake cake recipe, sweet recipe
Servings: 8 slices

Ingredients

To make base of biscuit cake

  • 650 Grams Digestive biscuits
  • 3/4 Cup Water
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder Unsweetened
  • 1/2 Cup Butter Unsalted
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanila essence

Topping for biscuit cake

  • 1/2 Cup Whipping cream
  • 3/4 Cup Chocolate chips
  • 100 Grams Chocolate bar

Instructions

To make base of biscuit cake

  • In a pan add water, sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder, bring to boil on low-medium heat.
  • Add unsalted butter, Continuous mix and let it boil for 5 -7 minutes on high heat.
  • When done, remove chocolate syrup from heat and let it cool down.
  • In a mixing bowl break digestive biscuits with hands into the small pieces (do not crushed them).
  • Add prepared chocolate syrup with the biscuit pieces. Mix with spatula until combine.
  • Add vanilla essence, give it a good mix. 
  • Transfer all mixed ingredient into the greased cake pan. 
  • Gently press with spatula to smoothen the surface. You can use glass to press and make it smooth.
  • Keep it into the fridge for 30 minutes to set it.

To make topping for biscuit cake

  • In a pan add whipping cream. Heat it on low flame for 1-2 minute. Do not boil.
  • In a mixing bowl add chocolate chips. Pour hot whip cream onto the chocolate chips
  • Mix with spoon until chocolate dissolve. If there is any chunks of chocolate chips left in the mixture, strain it. As we need smooth mixture for icing.
  • Take out biscuits cake base from the fridge and pour chocolate chips topping evenly.
  • With spatula spread it on the surface evenly.
  • Gently shake and tap cake pan against kitchen counter part to make smooth and even surface.
  • To prepare chocolate shaving, take a chocolate bar. It should be hard not moist or melted.
  • By using grater, grate around 3 Tbsp chocolate. 
  • Garnish biscuits cake with chocolate shaving, sprinkle on the edges of the cake.
  • Transfer biscuit cake into the refrigerator to set for 3-4 hours.
  • When it is set, takeout from the fridge and serve.

Notes

Recipe note
  1. You can use any biscuits for making this cake.
  2. Do not crushed the biscuits, we need small chunks of biscuit for this cake.
  3. You can place parchment on cake pan, so it will be easy to remove cake from the pan.
  4. You can also garnish cake with roasted chopped nuts.

Biscuit cake recipe step by step with photos

To make base of biscuit cake

  1. In a pan add water, sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder. Mix with whisk until all ingredient combine on high heat.
  2. Add unsalted butter, Continuous mix and let it boil for 5 -7 minutes on high heat.
  3. When done, remove chocolate syrup from heat and let it cool down.
  4. In a mixing bowl break digestive biscuits with hands into the small pieces (do not crushed them).
  5. Add prepared chocolate syrup with the biscuit pieces. Mix with spatula until combine.

  6. Add vanilla essence, give it a good mix.
  7. Transfer all mixed ingredient into the greased cake pan.
  8. Gently press with spatula to smoothen the surface and spread it evenly.
  9. Keep it into the fridge for 30 minutes to set it.

To make icing for biscuit cake

  1. In a pan add whipping cream. Heat it on low flame for 3-4 minute.
  2. In a mixing bowl add chocolate chips. Pour hot whip cream onto the chocolate chips.
  3. Mix with spoon until chocolate dissolve. If there is any chunks of chocolate chips left in the mixture, strain it. As we need smooth mixture for icing.
  4. Take out biscuits cake base from the fridge and pour chocolate chips mixture.
  5. With spatula spread it on the surface evenly.
  6. Gently shake and tap cake pan against kitchen counter part to make smooth and even surface.
  7. To prepare chocolate shaving, take a chocolate bar. It should be hard not moist or melted. By using grater, grate around 2 Tbsp chocolate.
  8. Garnish biscuits cake with chocolate shaving, sprinkle on the edges of the cake.
  9. Transfer it into the refrigerator to set 3-4 hours.
  10. When it is set, takeout from the fridge and serve.

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