I am baking a 'chocolate digger cake' for my son's 3rd birthday next week. I was looking for a recipe of chocolate cake which would work with the icing, like a butter cake. Can I just add chocolate to a basic butter cake recipe or will it mess up proportions? (I'm guessing it would...)
Any suggestions? Do I need to add I'm a beginner...
I was thinking of using basic chocolate cake, cut and stacked, crumb coat and iced in chocolate icing (such as B.Crker) and covered in yellow fondant.... Would it be too much chocolate?
Any advice greatly appreciated!