This chocolate, cherry and walnut layer cake does not require baking and can be served chilled straight from the fridge!


  • 225 g butter

  • 225 g plain chocolate, broken into pieces

  • 55 g glace cherries, chopped

  • 55 g walnuts, chopped

  • 12 rectangular plain chocolate biscuits


  • 1.

    Line 450 g loaf tin with baking paper. Set aside

  • 2.

    Put the butter and chocolate into the top a double boil. Remove from the heat and

  • 3.

    Leave to cool slightly.

  • 4.

    Mix the cherries & walnuts together in a separate bowl.

  • 5.

    Spoon one-third of chocolate mixture into the prepared tin, cover with a layer of biscuits and top with half the cherries and walnuts.

  • 6.

    Make further layers, ending with the chocolate mixture.

  • 7.

    Cover with clingfilm and chill for at least 12 hours.

  • 8.

    When thoroughly chilled, turn the cake out on to a serving dish.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 283kj
  • Fat Total 24g
  • Saturated Fat 13g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 17g
  • Sugar 13g
  • Sodium 39mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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