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3 Tier Naked Chocolate Wedding Cake

This is a fairly simple cake to make that looks amazing once decorated with fresh fruits and fondant roses.

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60 people

Baking ingredients

  • 12 Large eggs
  • 720 g Margarine
  • 720 g Caster sugar
  • 720 g Self raising flour
  • 180 g Cocoa

Decorating ingredients

  • 300 g Margarine
  • 600 g Icing sugar
  • 60 g Cocoa
  • Cherry jam or Black Forrest pie filling
  • 250 g Pink fondant
  • 250 g Red fondant
  • 250 g Purple fondant


Step 1

Split ingredients into 6 eggs, 80g cocoa and 360g each of margarine, caster sugar and flour for the first cake and mix. Once mixed, pour in to two 9 inch cake tins.

Step 2

Then take 4 eggs, 60g cocoa and 240g of the other ingredients and mix. Once mixed, pour into two 7 inch round cake tins.

Step 3

Finally mix the remaining ingredients and pour in to two 5 inch round cake tins.

Step 4

Bake each pair of cakes at 200°c until the cakes are cooked and spring back.

Step 5

Mix buttercream ingredients together.

Step 6

Once the cakes are cool, sandwich each pair together with butter cream and cherry jam or black Forrest cake filling then stack with a small dob of buttercream between each layer to keep them in place.

Step 7

Add fresh fruit and fondant roses for the finishing touches.