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Overhead shot of chocolate concrete cake. Jug of pink custard. Plate with two forks
35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time

Chocolate Concrete Cake

Quick and easy

75 Reviews

  • Egg-Free Recipies
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

Chocolate Concrete, Chocolate Crunch whatever you call it during your school days this retro bake is a true childhood favourite. This treat is delicious served hot, cold or drizzled in retro pink custard. Check out our simple Pink Custard recipe if you choose the latter option, it's a real blast from the past.

35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C Fan, Gas Mark 4) Grease and line a 23cm square tin with baking paper

  2. Step 2:

    Mix together the flour, sugar and cocoa in a bowl

  3. Step 3:

    Melt the butter and mix this in with the other ingredients using your fingers until it becomes crumbly

  4. Step 4:

    Pour the mixture into the tin and using your fingers press it down, ensuring that it fills all of the corners.

  5. Step 5:

    Bake for 20 minutes

  6. Step 6:

    Once removed from the oven finish with a sprinkling of granulated sugar and serve with custard. For a real retro feel try our pink custard recipe.


    • 200g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 200g Silver spoon granulated sugar
    • 100g Butter (unsalted)
    • 50g Cocoa powder

Nutritional Information

per 29g
  • 152cal Energy
  • 5.9g Fat
  • 3.7g of which Saturates
  • 22g Carbohydrates
  • 13g of which Sugars
  • 2g Protein
  • 1g Salt

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