We’re having a charity bake off at work tomorrow and I said I would make my favourite chocolate fudge cake for the occasion. I haven’t shared a recipe on here for a while and so I thought I would share this as it’s a perfect recipe for a chilled out Sunday.
Chocolate Fudge Cake
plain chocolate i.e. Bourneville
soft brown sugar
butter or margarine
golden caster sugar
2 eggs separated
bicarbonate of soda
Chocolate Fudge Icing
50g (2oz) butter
250g (8oz) icing sugar
Need 18cm x
28cm (7 inch x 11 inch) tin
parchment and line the try making sure the paper comes 1 inch above the sides.
baking parchment, there is no need to the grease the paper.
Put chocolate (which is broken into small
squares) 4tbsp of milk and the soft brown sugar into a
pan. Heat gently and
stir until melted.
Once melted, stir in remaining milk.
Cream the butter and caster sugar together until
light and fluffy. Beat the egg yolks in
Sift the plain flour and bicarbonate of soda
together. Add to the creamed mixture with the
melted chocolate mixture and beat
Whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form.
Fold in 1tbsp of the egg whites into the cake
mixture to lighten it then carefully fold in the rest.
Pour the mixture into the prepared tin.
Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C
(in fan assisted oven). Check after 20 mins. Cake needs to
spring back when
Place on a wire rack and cool slightly
Put butter and 1tbsp milk in a small pan. Heat
gently until melted.
Sift icing sugar and cocoa powder together. Add
to the pan, mixing until smooth, adding a little
more milk if needed.
Pour the mix over the warm cake and spread evenly to the
edges. Allow to set completely and
cut into squares.
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