Classic Fudgy Chocolate Cake

Classic Fudgy Chocolate Cake

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Sienna

Sienna

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"This is a classic recipe passed down through the family for generations. It is very moist, fudgy and delicious; and it satisfies all my food cravings! You will definitely be back for seconds..."

Difficulty

Medium đź‘Ť
30
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
41â…” g
flour
½ tsp
baking powder
11â…” g
unsweetened cocoa powder
33â…“ g
bittersweet chocolate
39â…› g
sugar
41â…” g
unsalted butter
â…”
eggs
â…› tsp
vanilla extract
25 g
butter
25 g
confectioner’s sugar
6â…” g
Dutch-process cocoa powder
â…› tbsp
water
  • Step 1/10

    • 33â…“ g bittersweet chocolate
    • 41â…” g unsalted butter

    Preheat the oven to 180 C or 356 F. Melt the unsalted butter and dark chocolate in a large bowl.

  • Step 2/10

    • â…› tsp vanilla extract

    Stir in the vanilla extract

  • Step 3/10

    • 41â…” g flour
    • ½ tsp baking powder
    • 11â…” g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 39â…› g sugar

    Leave the chocolate mixture to cool whilst you mix the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and sugar together in a separate bowl.

  • Step 4/10

    • â…” eggs

    When the chocolate mixture is room temperate, gradually add the eggs until they are well stirred in.

  • Step 5/10

    Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, the mixture should resemble a thick-ish paste.

  • Step 6/10

    Pour the cake batter into two greased cake tins and bake for half an hour.

  • Step 7/10

    Poke a skewer or thin knife into the centre of one of the cakes to check if it is ready. If it comes out with mixture on put them back in for 7 mins. If it comes out clean then remove them from their tins and leave to cool.

  • Step 8/10

    • 25 g butter
    • 25 g confectioner’s sugar
    • 6â…” g Dutch-process cocoa powder
    • â…› tbsp water

    While the cake is cooling make the icing: combine the water, icing sugar, butter and cocoa powder in a bowl and blend into a paste.

  • Step 9/10

    When the cakes have cooled spread half the icing on top of each cake. Place them on top of each other and add any decoration that you want.

  • Step 10/10

    Enjoy (goes very well with vanilla ice cream)

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