All you need is one bowl (or a Thermomix!) to make this easy Tim Tam Cake!
If I had to choose just one treat to eat for the rest of my life, Tim Tams would win hands down. I have LOVED Tim Tams ever since I was a kid and although the new flavours are pretty amazing (hello Caramel Tim Tams!) I still think the original Tim Tams are the best.
Over the years I’ve made just a ‘few’ Tim Tam recipes including these Tim Tam Cheesecake Balls, Tim Tam Mug Cake and Tim Tam Hedgehog Slice, and this easy Tim Tam Cake is certainly up there with my favourite Tim Tam recipes. It’s such an easy cake to make, all you need is one big bowl (or a Thermomix) to mix together the ingredients and then pop it into the cake tin – yep, it’s that easy!
Once the cake has completely cooled you can then top it with a simple chocolate icing and then decorate it with pieces of broken up Tim Tams, because you can never have too many Tim Tams right?!
For more great cake recipes, make sure you check out our ‘Cakes for all Occasions’ ebook – also available in a Thermomix version.
Thermomix Tim Tam Cake Recipe
- Preheat your oven to 160 degrees and line the base and sides of a 22cm round cake tin with baking paper.
- Roughly chop six of the Tim Tams into large chunks and set aside until needed.
- Place the butter into your Thermomix bowl and cook for 3 minutes, 60 degrees, speed 2 to melt.
- Add the cocoa, self raising flour, caster sugar, eggs and milk to your Thermomix bowl and mix for 15 seconds, speed 4 to combine.
- Scrape down the sides of the bowl and add the Tim Tam pieces you set aside earlier. Mix for 10 seconds, speed 4, REVERSE to combine.
- Pour the mixture into the prepared cake tin and place in the oven to bake for 40 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.
- Allow the cake to cool in the tin for 15 minutes before carefully turning out onto a wire cooling rack to cool completely.
- Once the Tim Tam Cake has cooled completely, you can make the chocolate icing by sifting together the cocoa and icing sugar into a medium bowl.
- Add the softened butter and pour the boiling water directly over the butter.
- Using a small whisk, combine all of the ingredients until the chocolate icing is smooth and is a spreadable consistency. If you find your icing is still a little firm, add an extra teaspoon of boiling water.
- Use a large spoon to scoop the icing and place onto your cake. Spread the icing out using a spatula or butter knife until the cake is covered. Roughly chop the remaining five Tim Tams and place on top of the cake to decorate.
If you are looking for more great Tim Tam recipes, check out this post.