Chocolate Fudge Cake is my first cake, as a beginner in baking. I got this recipe from itlis kitchen. So beginners can try this yummy chocolate fudge cake.
Ingredients For Fudge
Dark Chocolate – 120gms
Unsalted Butter – 100gms
Vanilla Essence – 1/4tsp
Brown Sugar -25gms
Milk – 2 Tbsp
All Purpose Flour(Maida) – 1 and 3/4 Cup
Butter – 12 Tbsp (Room Temperature)
Caster sugar – 1 and 1/4 Cups
Almond Powder – 3 Tbsp (Optional)
Cocoa Powder – 6 Tbsp
Eggs – 4 Numbers
Baking Powder – 2tsp
Milk – 3/4th Cup or as needed
Break the chocolate into pieces. Melt butter in a heavy bottom pan once it melts add chocolate after it melts completely add sugar,vanilla essence and milk. Mix all together for few minutes(nice aroma), pour this in a bowl re frigate for an hour.
Mix butter and sugar beat well with the whisk then add eggs one by one beat well till the mixture is fluffy. Sift flour,cocoa powder,almond powder n baking powder then add to the egg mixture mix well. Pour 1tsp of milk in to the batter mix well if needed add same quantity of milk and repeat the process till it reaches the dropping consistency.
Grease 2 cake pans with butter and flour or place butter paper over the butter greased pan. Split the batter and pour equal proportions in to each pan, spread it evenly. Heat the oven to 180° C or 350 F , bake 30-35mins(check with toothpick).
Remove from oven cool for 10mins then remove from pan, place one round cake in the cake plate or cardboard(I used ordinary plate)apply fudge(Should be at room temp) and then gently place the another one.
Apply fudge all over the sides and top. Sprinkle chocolate flakes(optional). Keep the cake in fridge for 1-2hrs for the frosting to set (Just touch with your fingers and if not sticky then ready to go :)).