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Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake

Chocolate fudge cake

This new go-to chocolate cake recipe, rich and moist Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake! Delicious, easy to make, and extra decadent. It’s the perfect cake for any chocolate lover. Picture a dense, but still fluffy, moist, chocolate cake with a rich and intense chocolate flavor! Though, the goodness doesn’t stop there…After baking, the cake is frosted with the easiest and most delicious chocolate fudge frosting. Every bite is intensely chocolate-y, ultra rich, and oh-so decadent! Truly the perfect dessert for any chocolate lover.


▢⅞ cup all purpose flour
▢½ cup natural process cocoa powder
▢⅞ cup granulated sugar
▢¾ teaspoon baking powder
▢¼ teaspoon baking soda
▢⅛ teaspoon salt
▢1 cup bittersweet chocolate
▢2 large eggs, room temperature
▢½ cup whole milk, room temperature
▢7 Tablespoons vegetable oil
▢1 teaspoon vanilla extract
▢½ cup water


▢3 Tablespoons salted butter, room temperature
▢1 cup powdered sugar
▢¼ cup cocoa powder
▢2 ⅔ Tablespoons whole milk
▢½ teaspoon vanilla extract
▢½ cup bittersweet chocolate, melted


Heat oven to 350℉.
Spray 8 inch x 3 inch round cake pan with baking spray. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Place bittersweet chocolate in a medium microwave safe bowl.
Microwave in 15 second increments, stirring well after each, until chocolate is melted and smooth. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, oil, vanilla, and water.
Mix in melted chocolate.
Add dry ingredients to chocolate mixture.
Whisk until smooth.
Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 55 minutes, or until cake tests done.

In a medium bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar, and cocoa together.
Add milk and vanilla.
Beat until smooth and fluffy.
Mix in melted chocolate.
Spread on top of cooled cake.
Be careful to not over-mix the cake batter! If it’s mixed too much, the cake may become tough and not rise properly.
If you’re unsure the cake is baked after the time listed below, you can use a cake tester or tooth pick. If it comes clean, the cake is baked through!

Let the cake cool COMPLETELY before frosting it.
Make sure the butter and milk are room temperature before mixing the frosting.
Remember to sift the cocoa powder and powdered sugar!
If frosting is too thick, you can add a little more milk.
You can divide this cake into 2 layers. If you do, double the frosting for middle filled and top covered. Triple the frosting if you want to frost the whole cake.
Pyrex Glass Mixing Bowl Set
9-Inch Better Wire Whisk
8×3 Inch Round Cake Pan
Cake Tester
Hand Mixer
Small Offset Spatula

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