I have $90 worth of awfully chocolate gift vouchers which are expiring soon so I decided to use it up in one go. I bought a 6-inch All Chocolate cake, a 6-inch Chocolate Banana cake and a Chocolate Tiramisu which cost $34, $36 and $19.90 respectively.
This is my first try of the aforementioned awfully chocolate products. The other time was when my sister bought this Super Stacked Chocolate Cake which was SUPER sweet. I couldn’t eat more than 2 bites and I have to push the cake to my sister to finish it (since she bought it). I’m usually a fan of chocolate cake, but I’m not a fan of food too sweet. [I don’t like candies or too much caramel]
I don’t frequently eat chocolate cakes too because it sometimes meant having breakouts. The name awfully chocolate already gave me the impression that it would be overly rich in chocolate and it would mean being too sweet and heaty.
I was in doubt when I picked the all chocolate cake because I was really afraid that it would turn out to be very sweet but the lady behind the counter assured that me it’s not sweet and it’s actually their best-seller. Turns out, the cake really isn’t THAT sweet. In fact, it’s the best I have tried. Though I said I’m a fan of chocolate cakes, I have really just eaten those chocolate cakes from those no name cake shops or the common bakeries like Four Leaves. I like the chocolate brownies from P.Osh but it’s too rich in chocolate (sweet and heaty) but the texture is good.
The all chocolate cake is moist and it’s really delicious! I love the chocolate coating around and can’t get enough of it. If only I don’t have to leave some for my sister and mum, I would have wolfed it down in one sitting. No joke! However much you eat, you won’t feel sick of it because sometimes when you had too much of something, it quickly leaves a bad taste even before you finished it but this just WON’T!
The chocolate banana cake, on the other hand, was a huge disappointment. Since I cut the cake in slices, I took a bite at the bottom of the cake (cake and banana) and it was horrible. The banana overpowered the chocolate cake and the taste of the banana was weird. It’s like jelly or something. It didn’t taste like banana, it just smell too much like a banana. I really like the chocolate cake but I couldn’t appreciate it at all with the banana smell. Don’t get me wrong, I like bananas and usually buy banana cake to eat for breakfast from Barcook Bakery.
Normally chocolate and banana is a good combi but sadly, not in this case. However, I found another way to eat it (I had to finish it since the rest of my family only like the all chocolate cake and took an instant dislike to the chocolate banana cake). It’s to just use a spoon, and scoop right from the top to the bottom so I get the chocolate, the chocolate cake and the banana all in one bite. There… It’s manageable.
Then there is the chocolate tiramisu. If I were to choose between their’s and Poulet’s tiramisu, it’s Poulet’s win. Because their tiramisu left me craving for more and I would definitely go back just to have another jar.
The spoon given by Awfully Chocolate was short so I couldn’t stick the spoon very deeply into the jar so my first scoop was mostly the white cream on top. It was really sweet…. I didn’t like sweet stuff so it was a minus. But the middle portion wasn’t really sweet, so it kinda was a good blend with the top? The sponge finger was quite hard though, and tasteless. At the very bottom, there is a layer of chocolate cake. It tasted like cocoa and was unsweetened. So the top was sweet and the bottom is slightly on the bitter side… Maybe the right way to eat it is to just scoop from the to bottom in one go? But the short spoon made it hard for us to do that for our first few bites at least.
I can only say the all chocolate cake from awfully chocolate is really worth buying, but I can’t say the same for the rest…