Cooking Ideas & Recipes by Joana Reis

Salame de Chocolate (Chocolate Fridge Cake) Recipe


My mum has always made a really good salame de chocolate, a portuguese chocolate fridge cake. You can find this at most birthday parties in Portugal and is super easy to do.

So here is her recipe:

Salame de Chocolate

Ingredients for the Salame de Chocolate/Chocolate Fridge Cake;

  • 600g digestive biscuits
  • 5 medium eggs
  • 100g chocolate powder
  • 150g sugar
  • 100g butter

Method for the Salame de Chocolate/Chocolate Fridge Cake;

  •  Put the biscuits in a large bowl and brake them into small pieces

    Broken Biscuits

  • Add the chocolate and the sugar.
  • Mix everything very well.

    Adding the chocolate and sugar

  • Melt the butter.
  • Add the butter to the bowl and using your hands mix all the ingredients.
  • Now add the eggs and mix very well.

    Mixture for the Salame de Chocolate

  • Lay a good sized sheet if foil in a worktop and spread the mixture across, making the shape of a salami.

    Salame de Chocolate

  • Now roll the mixture, while folding the foil. See the video below:
  • Put it in the fridge overnight (around 10 hours) or freeze it for around 2 hours.
  • To serve, remove the foil and cut it into pieces

    Yummy Chocolate Fridge cake