Chocolate Fudge Cake

Chocolate Fudge Cake


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This is a beautifully dense and moist chocolate cake made from scratch. You can easily double the quantities for two cakes.


Serves: 12 

  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 250g unsalted butter
  • 125g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
  • 2 cups (440g) white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour a 23cm ring tin. In small saucepan, heat butter, chocolate and water until chocolate melts and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Set aside to cool.
  2. Sift together into a large bowl the flour, sugar and bicarb soda. In a small bowl, beat egg slightly and combine with sour cream and vanilla. Stir into flour mixture. Pour in the cooled chocolate mixture. Beat at low speed for 5 minutes until completely combined and the consistency of heavy cream.
  3. Pour batter into prepared ring tin. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

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