chocolate fudge cake

Easiest ever chocolate fudge cake

  • serves 10
  • A little effort

This chocolate fudge cake recipe is super easy and quick to make so it is perfect for when you need to bake a last minute simple yet decadent cake for a special occasion. You don't need to use a chocolate with a high % for this, just standard dark chocolate is fine.

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Ingredients

  • self-raising flour 150g
  • cocoa 30g
  • baking powder 1 tsp
  • muscovado sugar 175g
  • butter 175g, softened
  • eggs 3
  • vanilla extract 1 tsp
  • dark chocolate 50g, melted

fudge icing

  • butter 200g, softened
  • icing sugar 200g
  • dark chocolate 200g, melted

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 170C/gas 4. Line and butter 2 x 20cm sandwich tins.

  • Step 2

    Put all cake ingredients into the food processor and whizz until smooth. If the mix is a little stiff, add 1-2 tbsp water and whizz again.

  • Step 3

    Divide between tins, level and bake for 30 minutes or until springy. Leave for 5 minutes then cool on a rack.

  • Step 4

    Clean the food processor. Whizz the butter and icing sugar, add the chocolate, whizz again, then sandwich and ice the cake.

     

Additional Information

Baking this for someone special? Check out more of our party cake ideas here or click on one of these easy recipes:

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 646
  • Fat 41g
  • Carbs 68.3g
  • Fibre 1.4g
  • Protein 5.2g
  • Salt 0.97g
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