Cake in a nest by Caprice

The recipe is a creation of cookbook author and food stylist Antonia Kati.

This recipe is quite easy to prepare and will excite young and old alike !

Find the recipe as first published here.

servings8 servings preparation time50 min.pause time3 h 20 min.difficultyeasypricecheap


  • 400 g Caprice
  • 80 g melted chocolate couverture (for the base)
  • 10 g chocolate couverture for decoration (shavings)

Ingredients for chocolate cream

  • 250 g chocolate couverture
  • 400 ml whipping cream

Ingredients for the whipped cream

  • 250 ml whipping cream
  • 125 g powdered sugar


  • cake bake form with removable bottom or a hoop diameter 20cm–22cm. and height 7.5cm
  • mixer
  • spatula
  • pot and bowl for bain marie



First, you get a mold with a removable bottom or a hoop with a diameter of 20cm – 22cm. and height 7.5cm.


Cut the edges a little from the Caprice and place them around the walls of the form.


Then, crumble the remaining Caprice and mix them with the melted chocolate. Spread the mixture on the bottom of the pan and leave it for a while in the fridge to stabilize the base with the chocolate.

For the chocolate cream


Melt the couverture in a bain marie.


Then, beat the cream into a fluffy whipped cream and mix it with the melted couverture, stirring with a spatula.


Put the cream in the mold and flatten its surface with a spatula.


Put the mold back in the fridge and leave it for at least 1 hour until it stabilizes.


Whip the cream together with the powdered sugar into a fluffy whipped cream and spread it on the pan over the chocolate cream.


Finally, decorate with a couverture shavings and leave it in the fridge to freeze well.


Leave for a few minutes out of the fridge, cut into triangular pieces and serve.

Enjoy !


Gateau au chocolat et à la chantilly avec des Caprice

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