Easy Checkerboard Cake

Makes 1 large cake



1 x Chocolate cake recipe
1 x Vanilla cake recipe
Icing of your choice, to cover the cake



  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. Grease 3 x 22cm diameter baking pans.
  3. Make the chocolate and vanilla batters.
  4. Fill two large icing bags, fitted with plain large nozzles with the two batters. Start with the chocolate batter and pipe a circle around the outer edge of the pan.
  5. Use the vanilla batter and pipe a second circle right next to and on the inside of the chocolate circle. Repeat the process once more ending with a chocolate circle. Do the same with pan number two. For pan number three start with the vanilla batter first and end with a small vanilla circle in the middle.
  6. Bake cakes as per recipe. Stack cake layers as shown in the picture, alternating with chocolate and vanilla cakes. Use filling of your choice.

You need 3 x 22cm diameter pans for this cake.