Easy Chocolate Birthday Cake

An easy chocolate birthday cake decorated with chocolate biscuits, lollies, marshmallows and chocolates! This really is a chocoholics delight!
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: birthday cakes
Keyword: Chocolate Birthday Cake
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16 serves
Calories: 457kcal


  • 1 chocolate mud cake large store-bought
  • 400 g chocolate frosting store-bought tub
  • 800 g chocolate finger biscuits more or less depending on the size of the cake you use
  • Chocolate or lollies to decorate chocolate freckles, marshmallows, crispy M&Ms, Maltesers, Bounty bars, chocolate honeycomb, chocolate pops, strawberries and cream lollies, mini meringues etc.


  • Place the chocolate mud cake onto a serving plate or board.
  • Spread the frosting generously over the sides and top of the cake.
  • Press the chocolate fingers firmly in place all around the sides.
  • Use the chocolate fingers to create 'dividers' on top of the cake (make as many dividers as you need depending on the number of different chocolate/lollies you're going to be using).
  • Fill each section with one type of lolly or chocolate.
  • Add a mini meringue to the centre of the cake.
  • Use the ribbon to tie a bow around the cake.


Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 420mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3.4mg