17 Dec 2018

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for chocolate orange truffle cake


An alternative to Christmas cake, with a light, orangey base and an intensely chocolatey topping


Cooking at Christmas can be daunting. If you’re catering for a crowd, there are likes, dislikes and allergies to navigate, as well as a perennial lack of time. This week’s recipe is a pudding you can make a few days ahead and appeals even to the anti-Christmas brigade. The two oranges in the base make it light, but it has intensely chocolatey top, and it is even gluten-free. Click here for the recipe.