Nigella Lawson's Rococoa Cake
90 mins (prep 60, cooking 30)
17 ingredients
10-12 servings
Fabulous Tiramisu-like cake from the book 'Feast'. You can use store-bought chocolate cake for the base, but be sure then to cut down on the sugar in the syrup, the cream and the glaze because Nigella's home made cake isn't sweet and that's perfect for this recipe. I find it easy to assemble the cake by putting only the cake ring on a plate (forget the tin bottom), line the sides with baking parchment, then assemble the whole thing and follow Nigella's guidelines. After you take it out of the fridge, carefully remove the cake ring and baking parchment and you'll get a very pretty end result. I suggest you cut down on the syrup in the glaze anyway, otherwise it will be too sweet. Actually I find this cake much more delicious and beautiful than Tiramisu!!

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Serving Size (165.7 g)
Servings 10
Amount per Serving
Calories 508.71 Calories from Fat 185.58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20.62g 317.23%
Saturated Fat 10.07g 503.53%
Trans Fat 0.07g %
Cholesterol 36.7mg 122.33%
Sodium 254.92mg 106.22%
Total Carbohydrate 78.62g 262.05%
Dietary Fiber 2.25 g 90.12%
Sugars 52.74 g %
Protein 4.41g 88.26%
Vitamin A 375.31IU% Vitamin C 0.16mg%
Calcium 32.72mg% Iron 2.64mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9β€’Carbohydrate 4β€’Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
pinch salt, strong coffee, dark rum, dark rum, golden syrup, dark rum, instant espresso powder, fresh