Charné’s Grand Finale Bakes

Recipes by: Charné

Charné's Grand Finale Bakes

Chocolate Cake

10 eggs
450g flour
50g cocoa
50g baking powder
315g oil
315g boiling water
800g sugar
Beat the sugar and eggs

  1. Sift the flour, cocoa and baking powder
  2. Mix in the flour and oil till everything is smooth and add the boiling water
  3. Pour into a rectangular greased pan, bake at 180cm for 45min


  1. Beat 250g butter for 5 min, add 500g icing sugar add 30g sifted cocoa
  2. Once the cake has cooled down, cut out circles layer with buttercream and set in the fridge, then roll out the fondant and cover the cakes

Caramelized Onion and Bacon Quiche

200g flour
200g butter
200g cheddar cheese
5ml baking powder

  1. Rub the flour and butter together, add the cheese and baking powder, add one egg and rest the dough
  2. Air Fry the bacon, till it’s crispy

Make the Royal

300g cream
300g eggs
Salt pepper

  1. Mix together to make the royal
  2. Chop a onion, and Caramelize the onion by frying it in oil with 1cup of sugar, add balsamic vinegar and let the onion cook until its soft, reduce the heat
  3. Roll out the pastry, and add it to Greased quiche moulds
  4. Chop the bacon add it, and the Caramelized onion, then the royal sprinkle some more salt and pepper add some grated cheese and bake at 180° till the base is cooked and the royal

Chocolate Brownies

2 cup sugar
1cup flour
166ml cocoa
1,5cups choc chips
5 eggs
1cup oil
5ml baking powder

  1. Mix all ingredients until just combined
  2. Bake at 170°c for 38min


  1. Ganache on top with raspberries


250g water
125g butter
15g sugar
3 salt
175g flour
5 eggs

  1. Boil water, butter, sugar and salt, add the flour and it will form a dough in the pan, if it’s ready it will come away from the sides.
  2. Add the mix to the mixer with a paddle attachment and let it mix on slow speed, till it’s Luke warm and add the eggs.
  3. The mixture is ready when it’s shiny and not too liquid, pipe on a baking tray bake at 220°c for 20 min and reduce to 160°c for another 15 minutes
  4. I piped in the custard slices custard just added espresso to it