Chocolate Fudge Cake

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This is an absolutely gorgeous chocolate fudge cake for one of those days when you just neeeeeed a choccie overload… =) Chocolate sponge sandwiched with chocolate and topped with even more chocolate! Yum scrumm for all us chocoholics out there…

Ingredients:

  • 100g spreadable butter
  • 250ml milk
  • 1 tbsp red vinegar
  • 100g plain chocolate, melted
  • 15g cocoa powder
  • 300g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate soda
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • Icing: 225g plain chocolate, 100g butter and 142ml carton double cream

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C
  2. Grease a round deep cake tin and line with baking paper
  3. Mix milk and vinegar
  4. Place all other cake ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  5. Pour in the milk mixture and whisk until smooth
  6. Spread into the baking tin and bake for an hour until firm in the centre
  7. Cool for 10mins, then turn out on a rack to cool completely
  8. Meanwhile, make the icing by melting the chocolate and butter together in the microwave for 3 minutes on medium heat, stirring after 90s. Stir until smooth then beat in the cream. Cool slightly.
  9. Halve the cake through the middle and spread half of the icing on the bottom half and sandwich together.
  10. Spread the rest of the icing over the top and sides of the cake
  11. If you want to, you can sift a little icing sugar over the cake and decorate with strawberries or something.
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~ by evalenastyf on May 17, 2009.

11 Responses to “Chocolate Fudge Cake”

  1. Hey, great recipy.. however what sixe is the baking tin please?

    xx
    Bee

  2. I absolutely love fudge cake. Thanks for the recipe.

  3. im giving your cake a go, its in oven now. will write a end result.

  4. wow I HAVE to make that .. looks so deliciouuuuus :> thanks for the recipe 🙂 btw, red vinegar? O.o sounds a bit odd to me.. could I replace it with something else?

  5. also with regards to the icing how do u thicken it up without using icing sugar ???

  6. this looks absolutely delicious cant wait to try it!
    just wondering if the vinegar has to be red? i have cider vinegar, would that work?

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  8. Beautiful, delicious, light, moist and simple to make. Made it when my mother came to visit and it went down a treat! Would also like to add that it’s the first cake I’ve baked that literally fell out of the tin. Very impressed. Thank you!

    • Awww, I’m so happy to hear this, Jay! Glad your first cake was a succes and even more so that you got to treat your mama to something special you made. Much love to you both!

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