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Original Whirl Original Whirl
  • Course Types: Dessert
Dietary Type / Allergen Information
Nut Free lrg
Nut Free
Vegetarian lrg
Suitable for Vegetarians
Soy free lrg
Soya Free
Chocolate fudge cake


  • 75g self raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 150ml Original Whirl
  • 150ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 75ml Whirl Butter Substitute
  • 175g icing sugar
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp milk

Products Used: Original Whirl

Original whirl


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180'C/350'F/Gas mark 4

  2. Grease and line two 18cm (7 inch) sandwich tins

  3. Sieve the flour, cocoa and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl

  4. Add the sugar and mix well

  5. Make a well in the centre and throw in the syrup, eggs, Whirl and milk

  6. Beat well with an electric whisk until smooth

  7. Spoon the mixture into the two tins and bake for 25-30 minutes until risen and firm to the touch

  8. Remove from the oven and leave to cool before turning out onto a cooling rack

  9. To make your icing, place the Whirl in a bowl and gradually sift in the icing sugar and cocoa powder then add enough milk to make the icing fluffy and spreadable

  10. Now sandwich the two cakes together with the icing and cover the sides of the cake and the top with more icing

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