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Donauwellen (Danube waves cake) recipe

Donauwellen (Danube waves cake) recipe

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  • Cake
  • Chocolate cake

A classic marbled German cake that looks like what it says on the box - the Danube's waves. Flavoured with cherries, vanilla cream and chocolate covering, this is much easier to make than you might think.

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IngredientsServes: 6

  • For the cake
  • 250g butter
  • 250g sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 350g plain flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 level tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 jar of sour cherries, drained
  • For the cream
  • 1 sachet Angel Delight, vanilla flavour
  • milk
  • For the decoration
  • melted chocolate

MethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Ready in:50min

  1. Beat butter until fluffy; gradually stir in sugar and eggs. Mix flour, baking powder and add to the mixture.
  2. Grease a baking tray or one lined with baking parchment. Spread half of the mixture on the prepared baking tray.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  4. Mix the cocoa with the remaining mixture and spread over the light mixture. Use a fork to mix the light and dark mixtures together to create a marbled effect. Drain the sour cherries, spread them across the cake mixture and press down lightly.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Mix the Angel Delight with the milk according to the instructions on the packaging and remove the cooled cake from the oven. Finally, coat with melted chocolate to taste.

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Reviews in English (1)

Great taste and easy to make. Used whipped cream in place of vanilla pudding (not stocked locally), and added at last minute-04 Jun 2015

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