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Sweet yet simple

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Image of Lazy Cake.

“Stressed” spelled backwards is “desserts.” With that in mind, we all enjoy indulging in something sweet. But at the same time, we are all preoccupied with classes, assignments, quizzes, projects, and exams. Therefore, we don’t have the time or the patience to come up with something creative and delicious to make. 

Which is why, I am coming to you guys with one of the simplest no-bake dessert recipes: Lazy Cake! Owning up to its name, this cake is a really easy cake to make with very minimal effort required. Even better, it’s affordable. The only patience needed when it comes to making this cake is the waiting process, since it does take a minimum of 6 hours in the freezer in order for it to have the perfect consistency. 

Aside from being very convenient to make, this cake is also so delicious. It has the perfect ratio of a smooth chocolate outer layer, and a crunchy biscuit inner layer, and the fresh breeze that comes into that bite after taking it out of the freezer is just so perfect. 

 Another intriguing fact about this cake is that it is quite similar to the recipe of Prince William’s favorite chocolate biscuit cake, give or take a few ingredients. So, you’re basically eating like royalty, which is always a plus. 

The ingredients are very basic things that you could probably find in your cupboards. If not, then you can find them in the nearest convenience or grocery store: 

–       ½ cup of butter (1 stick) 

–       One 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk 

–       3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder 

–       2 bags of tea biscuits (preferably Marie Tea Biscuits) 

Directions: 

  1. Break up the biscuits into fourths. 

  2. Melt the butter on low heat and keep stirring it. 

  3. Once melted, take the butter off of the heat, and add the sweetened condensed milk, mixing thoroughly. 

  4. Once the mixture is combined well, add the cocoa powder, mixing thoroughly once again, making sure that every inch of the mixture is covered in chocolate. 

  5. Add the chocolate mixture to the biscuits, shaping them in any form that you desire. 

  6. Place the Lazy Cake in the fridge for six hours until it gets firm. 

As mentioned probably a trillion times in this article, this cake is really easy to make, and it’s quite delicious but at the same very light and airy. So, if you decide to have this cake for breakfast with a cup of tea or coffee there is no judgement whatsoever (at least not on my behalf). And if you do get any judgmental looks for having this slice of goodness, then just remind them that research says chocolate is a great stress reducer, and as a college student you are dealing with a lot of stress. So kindly remind them to mind their own business. If you guys do decide to do this recipe at home, let me know how it works out for you, and if you guys added on your own little twists to the recipe, we would love to know what it was. Happy eating!