Delicious no-bake Choc Ripple cake recipe

choc ripple cake with strawberries

Here’s a blast from the past! It’s a cake which no doubt graced the table at least once when today’s Australian parents were growing up – the no-bake Arnott’s Choc Ripple cake. Deeeeeelicious!

For as long as Arnott’s continue to make Choc Ripple biscuits, this will continue to be a favourite dessert for many Aussie families. We’ve kept the recipe clean and appropriate for kids to eat, but I can vouch for a Baileys or Kahlua version just as well – simply dunk the biscuits in the alcohol before sandwiching. Easy peasy, but I reiterate, not for kids.

choc ripple cake ingredients

Begin this recipe the day before you want to eat it!

Ingredients

500ml thickened cream
1 teaspoon caster sugar
250g packet Arnott’s Choc Ripple biscuits
Chocolate, grated, to top
Strawberries (or berries of your choice), to top

Method

  • Using electric beaters (or some serious elbow grease and a whisk), whip together the sugar and cream until stiff. Don’t be tempted to sweeten the cream more – there’s plenty of sweetness coming from the biscuits!

choc ripple cake ingredients

  • Spread a little of the cream across the base of the serving plate to keep biscuits in place.

choc ripple cake ingredients

  • Sandwich biscuits together using a well rounded teaspoon of cream between each pair.

choc ripple cake ingredients

  • Place the biscuits on their side on the plate. Continue until all biscuits are used to form a cake shape.

choc ripple cake ingredients

  • Spread the remaining cream over the sides and top of the biscuits until completely covered.

choc ripple cake ingredients

  • Grate chocolate over the top, loosely cover and put in the fridge overnight to work its biscuit-softening magic.

no-bake choc ripple cake

  • The following day, top with strawberries just before serving. Slice the cake diagonally to really show off those layers. Pretty!

no-bake choc ripple cake

Make sure to browse our recipe archives for more great meal ideas and treats to try.

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