Butter Cream-Filled Cake With Chocolate Butter Cream Filling

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“This cake is very good and very rich. You have a choice of three different fillings and two different sponge mixtures ( Butter Cream-Filled Cake and Mocca Butter Cream Filling ). The recipe is from Dr Oetkers German Home Baking Added June 29, 2008 NOTE: If you convert the measurements to ounces the amounts are by weight, not volume. I've edited the recipe to add measurements by volume (cups)”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 -3 tablespoons warm water (If using large eggs take the smaller amount of water and if using small eggs use the larger amount o)
  • 150 g sugar
  • 1 (9 g) packetoetker vanilla sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 100 g cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Chocolate Butter Cream Filling
  • 1 (43 g) packetchocolate Oetker pudding powder (or 43 g vanilla flavour pudding powder plus 2 tbsp cocoa)
  • 100 g sugar
  • 2 12 cups cold milk
  • 250 g butter or 250 g margarine
  • For the sides
  • chocolate vermicelli


  1. Sponge Mixture.
  2. Whisk egg yolks with the water until frothy.
  3. Add 2/3 of the sugar and the vanillin sugar, a bit at a time.
  4. Continue whisking until the mixture is thick and creamy.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff enough to show and retain the cut of a knife.
  6. Gradually whisk in the rest of the sugar.
  7. fill the egg white snow onto the whisked egg yolk mixture.
  8. Mix together the flour, corn starch, cocoa and the baking powder.
  9. Sieve onto the egg whites.
  10. Fold all the ingredients gently together (do not stir or beat).
  11. Line the bottom of a 10" (26 cm) round baking tin with a removable rim with baking paper and fill with the sponge mixture.
  12. Bake immediately in a moderately hot oven for 20 to 30 minutes.
  13. Chocolate Butter Cream Filling:
  14. Blend the pudding powder and sugar with 6 tbsp of the milk.
  15. Bring the rest of the milk to a boil.
  16. remove from heat and slowly stir in the blended pudding powder.
  17. Stir the pudding occasionally while it is cooling down.
  18. Cream the butter and beat int the cooled pudding one tbsp at a time (the butter and pudding shouldn't be too cool otherwise the cream may curdle).
  19. Cut the cake through twice horizontally.
  20. Spread the bottom layer 1/4 of the butter cream filling.
  21. Lay the 2nd layer over the filling, spread with a little less than half of the remaining cream and lay the top layer over it.
  22. Coat the sides and top surface thinly and evenly with a little of the remaining cream and sprinkle the sides with the chocolate vermicelli .
  23. Pipe the rest of the cream decoratively over the top.

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