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  • Marie Biscuit Cake

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    Marie Biscuit Cake
    Prep: 30 min Servings: 12
    by louise
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    This no cook dessert is a favourite of mine. The biscuits used are 'Morning coffee' or 'Marie biscuits'. You can also use the LU Cookies or Rich Tea Biscuits that can be bought from Amazon. I have not seen the Marie or Morning Coffee type in the US except at the PBX on an armed forces base! They have all sorts of European food! This was really popular when we were young as it was one thing we were allowed to make as it did not involve anything electric or hot! I believe the British were the first to make it - came to that assumption because of the British Biscuits used but if anyone knows the origin...please let me know!

    Ingredients

    • Ingredients:
    • 200g of butter,
    • 200g of caster sugar,
    • five small eggs, (beaten well)
    • 250g of plain chocolate,
    • About 2 cups of strong coffee,
    • Two packets of plain biscuits (see above).

    Directions

    1. Melt the chocolate ( I use the microwave, checking it and stirring it until it melts. You can also use a double boiler )
    2. Beat the butter with the caster sugar until light and creamy.
    3. Beat in the melted chocolate and then the eggs, one at a time.
    4. Dip the biscuits into the coffee
    5. Use a largish dish that isn't too shallow make layers of coffee-moistened biscuits alternating with layers of the chocolate cream.
    6. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours.
    7. If you really want to be decadent, top with some fresh whipped cream!
    8. Grate some chocolate curls on top.

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    Reviews

    • kathy gori
      kathy gori
      these look like they'd be a lot of fun to make. beautiful!
      • Claudia lamascolo
        Claudia lamascolo
        Sounds little like my fav tiramisu! yummy
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        • lavinia rodriguez
          This recipe is great and tasty too

          Comments

          • sandra portelli
            sandra portelli
            I used to make this a lot since it was one of the family fav.I now stopped using raw eggs and instead use thick cream or Mascarpone.It is just as good and lighter and safer no risk of samonella

            • Svetlana
              Svetlana
              Hi Sandra i was concerned about this as well. How much of the thickened cream or mascarpone do you use as a substitute? Thank you
            • ShaleeDP
              ShaleeDP
              This looks like my little would like. Will try to make this one., Thank you for sharing.
              • dorita portelli
                ladies you eat this with raw eggs ??
                • Mary Mount
                  Mary Mount
                  I wish I knew the ingredients in American measurments.
                  Like in Teaspoons, Tablespoons, cup amounts?
                  Looks so good, I wish I could make this,
                  • Smokinhotchef
                    Smokinhotchef
                    This recipes looks amazing and I can't wait to try it.
                    • anna
                      anna
                      thanks for the recipe..
                      i dont like coffe. Can i chance with chocolate ?
                      • judee
                        judee
                        This looks amazing and no baking makes it great for the summer
                        • Rita Beckner
                          Rita Beckner
                          I am making this for tommorow's desert.It sounds awesome and I cant wait.

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