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Best Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe In The World
- 1 and ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 3 eggs, at room temperature
- ½ cup salted butter or unsalted butter + 1/4 tsp salt
- 2 and ¼ cups white or brown sugar, caster or superfine
- 3 oz dark melted chocolate or ½ cup dark chocolate chips
- ½ tsp salt
- ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa power
- 2 and ½ cups all-purpose or plain flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup boiling hot water
- 1 cup sour cream
Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting
- 4 oz chocolate chips or 4 squares of dark chocolate
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- 3 and ¾ cups of powdered sugar
- ½ cup milk
- 2 tsp vanilla essence
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly lubricate an 8-inch round cake pan with vegetable oil and line with parchment paper. Then, again spray cooking oil.
- Take a medium-sized container, beat together the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda. Set aside.
- Add sugar and eggs to a large container and beat for up to 5 minutes. Put melted chocolate and vanilla essence. Pour dry batter consecutively with sour cream and then add boiling water and mix everything to combine well.
- Transfer the mixture into prepared cake pans and bake for 30 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the moist chocolate cake recipe with oil comes out clean.
- If making chocolate peanut butter filled cupcakes, bake for 20 minutes or until the toothpick comes out semi-clean with a minimal amount of cake due to the fudgy consistency.
- Bring pans out of the oven and allow them to cool for at least 10 minutes.
Chocolate Fudge Frosting
- Melt chocolate chips or dark chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute. Mix until smooth and stir in softened salted or unsalted butter. Set aside.
- In a bowl, add powdered sugar, vanilla essence, and milk, and then combine the chocolate batter.
- Place the bowl on ice and beat with an electric beater until thickened to a spreadable consistency.
- Spread it over the best chocolate fudge cake recipe in the world—tops, and sides with a wooden spoon or spatula.
- Serve to your loved ones and enjoy.