- Preparation time:
- 25 mins
- Cooking time:
- 20-30 mins
Amazing traybake for those wanting a treat from across the pond. Perfect for parties or sharing with friends.
Preheat oven to 180ºc/160ºfan/gas mark 4. Grease a 15x10-inch rectangular baking tin
Sift the flour into a bowl, then add the sugar, baking powder and salt. Set aside
In a heavy saucepan over low heat, combine butter, water, and cocoa powder. Bring to boil, stirring constantly
Remove from heat. In a separate bowl mix eggs, buttermilk, vanilla and food colour. Add to the cocoa mix. Stir until well-combined
Stir in flour mixture until combined
Pour the batter into the prepared pan
Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean. Cool in the pan to room temperature
To make the frosting, beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla together until well-combined
Stir in powdered sugar and enough milk to make desired consistency
Frost the cooled cake with cream cheese frosting. We've topped ours with red crunch sprinkles, you can use whatever you like. Cut into squares and serve!
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