Chocolate Tray bake with an easy to slice hardened chocolate topping.

Easy chocolate glaze that hardens and doesn’t crack when sliced.

Sometimes you just want a nice chocolate glaze topping that’s easy to make and doesn’t crack when sliced. This is perfect for topping and glazing a traybake, covering chocolate eclairs, shortbread fingers, and more.

I used this chocolate glaze topping for a chocolate tray bake and a Chocolate cake with a Hazelnut chocolate spread filling.

Let me know how you get on and what you used the topping for.

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Easy chocolate glaze that hardens and doesn’t crack when sliced.

Chocolate Tray bake with an easy to slice hardened chocolate topping.

A really easy topping that doesn’t crack when set.

  • Author: Lynn Hill - Clandestine Cake

Ingredients

200g dark chocolate roughly chopped

90g unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Melt the chocolate and butter in a heat proof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Stir frequently until melted and smooth. Leave to one side to cool a little.
  2. Pour the chocolate over the top of the cake while still in the baking tin. Or as desired.
  3. Before it sets completely, use a fork to create a zig zag pattern in the chocolate.
  4. Score the chocolate topping into individual slices to make it easier to slice when ready to eat.

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