Chocolate Calorie Cake

A sure-fire winner with everyone (especially me on My Birthday… yes, it’s my birthday today!)!


  • 1/2 pat butter (butter/margarine mixture)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 dessert-spoon drinking chocolate powder

Meltall the above ingredients down in a large saucepan, on the lowest heat possible. SUGGESTION: Towards the end of melting time, try adding Maltesers!


  • about 3/4 large packet of digestive biscuits

Bash them up, and stir in until liquid is no longer sticking to the sides.

Butter a medium sized baking/roasting tray (any shape), and throw the mixture in. Flatten with the back of a spoon.


  • A 200g bar of FAIR TRADE milk chocolate (or more if you wish).

Melt it for a couple of minutes (max) in the microwave, and spread over the top.

Allow the chocolate to set (it can be placed in the freezer if you wish it to take less time!)

The cake is then ready to eat: Beware, it’s very rich!

This recipe is great for any occasion, it is quick to thrown together, and is not too expensive! You can experiment with other than digestives. I’ve tried Rich Tea biscuits, and my mother likes muesli. We have also tried the added ingredient of Maltesers – that works pretty well. Tell me your ideas.

e=mc2: Elation = Munching x Chocolate 2 !!!!!

By admin

Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has more than 20 years’ experience. She is Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and Visiting Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, with a particular interest in digital culture, persuasion and attitudinal change, especially how this affects the third sector, including faith organisations, and, after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2017, has started to research social media and cancer. Trained as a mass communications historian, she has written the original history of the poster Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster (Imperial War Museum, 2017), drawing upon her PhD research. She is Director of social media consultancy Digital Fingerprint, and author of Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst  (Lion Hudson, 2014; second edition in process) as well as a number of book chapters, and regularly judges digital awards. She has a strong media presence, with her expertise featured in a wide range of publications and programmes, including national, international and specialist TV, radio and press, and can be found all over social media, typically as @drbexl.

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