Procedural Writing in the Senior Class

On the 15th of January 2019, we started a new writing genre, Procedural Writing. We wanted to explore the genre in a fun and tasty way as a whole class so we made chocolate and marshmallow biscuit cake. It was yummy!! Check out the recipe below!

How to make chocolate & marshmallow biscuit cake


  • 2 ½ packets of plain digestive biscuits
  • 1 tub of mini-marshmallows
  • 5 packets of milk & dark chocolate


  • Mixing bowl
  • Knife
  • Spatula
  • Grease proof paper
  • Cling film
  • Rolling pin
  • Big spoon
  • Sandwich bags
  • Baking trays
  • Tea towels
  • Lunch box
  • Microwave


  1. Wash our hands.
  2. Line the baking trays with grease proof paper.
  3. Break up the biscuits into smaller pieces. Put them into sandwich bags and crush the biscuits with a rolling pin. Place a tea towel underneath to prevent loud banging of the table.
  4. Put the crushed biscuits into the mixing bowl.
  5. Add the marshmallows to the bowl and stir.
  6. Break up the chocolate into a lunch box.
  7. Melt the chocolate in the microwave. (under adult supervision)
  8. Add the chocolate to the mixture and stir.
  9. Place the mixture using the large spoon into the baking trays.
  10. Spread the mixture evenly in the bowl.
  11. Cover the mixture with cling film and place in the fridge for 2 ½ hours.
  12. Wash up the equipment.
  13. Take out the mixture and cut it up with a knife. (under adult supervision).
  14. Eat your cake. Enjoy!

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