PULSE Recipes Chocolate and Ginger Santa Cakes

Chocolate and Ginger Santa Cakes

2016 Dec 22

Cooking with Aunty D.

Here’s how you can make some Christmas themed yummy Santa cakes! Get baking!


  • Lurpak Butter 125 g
  • Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa (melted) 175 g
  • Ginger marmalade 100 g
  • Brown sugar 100 g
  • Eggs (yolks and whites seperated) 3
  • Ground almonds 40 g
  • Spice mix 1 tsp

For the icing:

  • Egg white 1
  • Icing sugar 160 g
  • A little lemon juice
  • Strawberries (to decorate)


  1. Melt Lurpak butter and Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa and let it cool.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix egg yolks, marmalade and brown sugar. Add chocolate mixture.
  3. Add almonds and spice mix.
  4. Whisk egg whites and gently fold into the chocolate mixture.
  5. Pour into small greased tins and bake at 170°C for 12-15 minutes.

Method for icing:

  1. Combine egg white, icing sugar and lemon juice. Mix with electric beater for 5 minutes.
  2. To finish, pipe some icing on the cooled cakes. Top with a strawberry as a hat and pipe the Santa beard and tip on the hat.

Aunty D. is a full time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!