The Most Delicious and Simple Orios & Cherries Cake Ever

No, I can’t have any of it today or tomorrow or may be ever, but I had to make it!

I am sure that’s farmer’s market  fault. They sold the most beautiful and sweet cherries today.

And only yesterday, when I was was surfing Internet and food photography blogs I came across a simple Orio and Cherry cake.

It’s the winner – no need to bake anything. Works pretty much as a Banoffee Pie only with a whole lot of indulgent chocolate and cherries, and Orios! A genius invention, really.

All you need for this cake is:

about 35-40 Orio biscuits (you would need to scrape the white filling away)

150gr butter

200gr dark chocolate

200ml cream and


Scraping the filling away was the most time consuming part. Don’t worry, it didn’t go to waste. It sits safely in a small plastic container in our fridge and Nigel plans to give it second life on plain biscuits we bought specifically for this noble purpose.

I wizzed black goodness of Orios and butter to a silky base mix and let it set in a baking tin in the fridge for about 15 minutes. Meanwhile I melted chocolate and cream in a pot and then filled with this chocolate ganache the cool base.

After about 30 minutes I planted my sweet and incredible juicy cherries on top of the chocolate sauce.

After about another hour Nigel indulged and I watched…


10 thoughts on “The Most Delicious and Simple Orios & Cherries Cake Ever

  1. Wow! This is such a lovely site and a lovely recipe indeed. Your pictures are spectacular. Can’t wait to try this dessert. This will be gone even before I have finished preparing it.
    Anyhoo, we have been keeping an eye out for unique and interesting bloggers with phenomenal photography skills, and yours caught our attention! We have just recently launched a food photo submission gallery that allows you to showcase all your great work and share it with all of our visitors. We’d be proud to have your work as part of our growing collection to continue to have a larger reach and further inspire all fellow food lovers out there!


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