Sticky chocolate drop cakes


250g pack unsalted butter
300g golden caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large eggs
200g self-raising flour
50g cocoa
100g milk chocolate drops
For the topping
85g butter
85g caster sugar
200g light condensed milk
50g milk chocolate drops, plus extra, to scatter


1. Butter and line a traybake or small roasting tin, about 20 x 30cm. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.
2. Gently melt the butter in a large saucepan, cool for 5 mins, add sugar, vanilla and eggs, then beat until smooth with a wooden spoon.
3. Stir in the flour, cocoa and ¼ tsp salt. Stir in the milk chocolate drops and bake for 35 mins until risen all over and a skewer comes out with a few damp crumbs.
4. For the top, gently heat 85g butter and 85g caster sugar together until both are melted.
5. Stir in 200g light condensed milk and bring to a boil.
6. Cool for 5 mins, then stir in 50g milk chocolate drops to melt.
7. Spread over the cold cake, scatter with more chocolate drops and cut into squares.

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