Sunday, 29 November 2015

KitKat Bundt Cake

KitKat Bundt Cake
I'm a total KitKat Chunky junkie. I'm a bit like that. I've mentioned 'that issue' I had with Milkybars before. When I was at uni it was Curly Wurlys. I have no self control when it comes to the chunky ones, and yes, I do nibble the chocolate off them like some kind of giant hamster. Bad form.

Anyway, this one was a special request for my husband's last day at work. I love using my Nordic Ware Bavaria tin when I'm covering the cake a chocolate, because it picks up those lovely ridges. I wasn't sure how this one would pan out, but it was hailed as the best one I'd sent him to work with - I'll take that! Perfect with a brew in lieu of an actual KitKat, or alongside it; I'm in no position to judge...

  • 225g butter
  • 450g golden caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 350g plain flour
  • 100g dark chocolate, melted
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 200ml plain yoghurt
  • 50ml chocolate milk
  • 1 crushed KitKat Chunky - I pop mine in a food processor
  • 1 jar of chocolate spread (not the hazelnut type)
  • 1 KitKat to decorate

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 3/160 c
  2. Prepare a regular sized bundt tin - 2.4l, 10 cup, 10 inch with Cake Release spray/melted butter and dust with flour with a little cocoa mixed in.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. 
  5. In a separate bowl, measure out the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt.
  6. Pour the yoghurt and chocolate milk into a jug.
  7. Sift in a third of the flour mix followed by half the yoghurt mix. Repeat this until everything is combined.
  8. Stir in the crushed KitKat and melted chocolate.
  9. Give everything a quick mix on a low speed for about 10 seconds.
  10. Pour the mix into your prepared tin. 
  11. Bake in the centre of the oven for about 1 hour 15 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. 
  12. Leave the cake to cool for ten minutes before removing from the tin.
  13. When the cake is fully cool, pop the chocolate spread into a jug and heat in the microwave to loosen it. Tip over your cake and decorate with bits of KitKat!
Where to buy this stuff:
Cake Release

Nordic Ware Bavaria Bundt

Bloggers: Please respect the fact I am sharing my own ideas and basic recipe. Blood, sweat and many tears have gone into getting this right, so you may enjoy a perfect bundt. If you wish to re-blog a recipe from these variations, please credit my blog and link to this original post rather than pasting the recipe on your own page.


  1. Do you think this would work with white chocolate versions of said chocolate bar? X


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