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Hot strawberry cake with ice cream

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
Dietary Vegetarian
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. Heat the butter in a frying pan, place the cake slices into the pan and cook for a minute on each side. Remove from the pan and set aside in a warm place.

  2. In the same pan, cook the strawberries with the sugar for one minute.

  3. For the chocolate sauce, place the cocoa powder, golden syrup and hot water into a saucepan and cook over a low heat for 3-4 minutes.

  4. To serve, place the cake slices onto a plate along with the strawberries and ice cream and drizzle with the chocolate sauce.


For the cake

  • 25g/1oz butter
  • 2 slices ready-made madeira cake
  • handful strawberries
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar

For the chocolate sauce

  • 100g/3½oz cocoa powder
  • 4 tbsp golden syrup
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • 2 scoops ready-made vanilla ice cream, to serve

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