This is the legendary Chocolate Biscuit Cake – the one the Queen loves and Prince William requested at his wedding! Once you taste it, you’ll know why! It’s so easy to prepare, no baking, and serves a crowd.
It’s customary to use McVitie’s Rich Tea Biscuits or Digestive Biscuits, but I also tried Kedem brand tea biscuits, which may be easier to find, and they are just as good.
If you can’t find Lyle’s Golden Syrup, you could substitute regular corn syrup, honey or sugar. But once you taste Lyle’s, you’ll know why it’s in the recipe.?
You can use baking chocolate, chocolate chips, or bulk chocolate. I like bittersweet, but others have used semi-sweet with similar results.
You will need either a 9×5 loaf pan, or 8-9” Springform or cake pan, or even a 9×9 pan, lined with plastic wrap in order to remove the cake from the pan when ready to frost.
Keywords: Chocolate, cake, biscuit cake, british, tea biscuits, no bake