Tim Tam Cake

Tim Tam Cake

This moist and fudge chocolate Tim Tam layer cake could not be any more delicious. The cake starts with 2 layers of Tim Tam filled chocolate cake, which are sandwiched together with a rich yet simple chocolate icing. The cake is then topped with more chocolate icing, and of course decorated with even more Tim Tams.

The chocolate cake itself is incredibly easy. It’s all made in one bowl, and not a stand mixer in sight. This batter is on the thinner side, but that’s what makes this cake so perfectly fudgy.

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Ingredients and substitutions

Tim Tam Cake

Tim Tam Cake


  • 150ml canola or vegetable oil
  • 150ml milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 9 Tim Tams, roughly chopped
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 cup icing sugar


Preheat oven to 180c. Line two sandwich cake tins with baking paper.
Add the oil, milk, eggs and golden syrup to the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk until very well combined.
Add the flour, baking powder, sugar and cocoa to the liquid mixture and mix until combined. Fold 2/3 of the chopped Tim Tams through the batter, reserving the remaining 1/3.
Divide the batter between the two cake tins. Bake for 30 minutes, or until cooked through.
While the cake cooks, make the icing and allow to thicken at room temperature until the cakes have cooled.
To make icing, combine the melted butter and cocoa powder, then mix through the icing sugar until well combined.
To assemble the cake, spread half of the onto one cake, then place the second cake on top. Top with the remaining icing. Sprinkle the remaining chopped Tim Tams over the icing.

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