a chocolate fudge cake

This Chocolate Fudge Cake is a rich, decadent, melt in your mouth chocolate cake with a sticky fudge feel  – it’s a chocolate lovers indulgent treat.

Add a dollop of cream or ice-cream to finish it off this dreamy delight.

slice of chocolate fudge cake

You will need 2 x 8″ sandwich tins greased and lined.

Rich Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

Rich Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

Recipe by Sally Laker
5 from 3 votes

This Chocolate Fudge Cake is a rich, decadent, melt in your mouth chocolate cake with a sticky fudge feel  – it’s a chocolate lovers indulgent treat.

Course: Dessert
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

45

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Calories

360

kcal

Ingredients

  • cake
  • 250 g 250 Chocolate

  • 10 oz 10 Butter

  • 10 oz 10 Soft Brown Sugar

  • 6 oz 6 Plain Flour

  • 4 4 Eggs

  • 1 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence

  • Filling
  • 1 Tbsp 1 Cocoa Powder

  • 250 g 250 Butter

  • 500 g 500 Icing Sugar

  • Topping
  • 250 g 250 Chocolate for the topping

Directions

  • Break up the chocolate and place in a heat proof bowl and add the butter to the bowl
  • Place this over a pan of boiling water so that the heat from the water melts the chocolate and butter together
  • When totally melted take off the heat and mix this into the sugar
  • Fold in the plain flour then whisk in the eggs and the vanilla essence
  • Place half of the mixture in each tin and place in the oven on 180 Degrees fro about 30-40 minutes until cooked all the way through
  • Take the cakes out of the oven and leave to cool
  • To make the chocolate icing- place the cocoa powder, butter and icing sugar into a bowl and whisk together until blended in
  • Melt the chocolate for the topping in a heat proof bowl over a pan of boiling water and melt until completely running- set this aside to cool a little
  • Take the two cooled cakes and level them off and cut both in half – sandwich them back together using the chocolate buttercream between each layer then coat the outside of the cake with the remaining chocolate buttercream
  • Poor over the slightly cooled chocolate
chocolate fudge cake with ice cream

Serve with either cream or ice cream and enjoy.

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