…by a mile and a half – Grannymar’s scrumptious Death by Chocolate! Thanks to everyone who voted 🙂

OK, it took me until 10 days until after my birthday to make it, but I’m a firm believer that any treat in the month running up to and after your birthday is fully justified for celebratory purposes.

I halved the recipe – otherwise we really would keel over – and used a 7-inch tin, which worked out pretty well.

The only tricky bit was slicing the cake into three layers (tongue stuck out of the corner of my mouth in deep concentration) and then brushing each one with melted white chocolate. I should have used the trick of freezing the layers for a short while, then brushing off the crumbs to make it easier to apply the melted chocolate and stop those pesky crumbs mixing into it.

But that’s just me needing to sharpen up my cake assembly/decoration skills and has nothing to do with how delicious this is. Nom, nom, nom!

And, since it’s my birthday cake, it’s only right to play nicely and share. Anyone want some?