Chocolate Cake With Fudge Glaze Recipe

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Chocolate Cake with Fudge Glaze

Cathy Gillespie

By
@circlemoon8

Great for guests.


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Rating:

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
self-rising flour
1/4 c
cocoa powder
1/2 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
sour cream
1
egg
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla

GLAZE:

1/2 c
heavy whipping cream
1/4 c
sugar
1/4-1/3 Tbsp
butter
1 1/2 tsp
light corn syrup
1/3 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/4 c
pecans, chopped
1 tsp
vanilla
10
pecan halves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 350. Grease and flour 9" round pan.
2
In small bowl, sift together flour and cocoa, set aside.
3
In large bowl, beat together butter, sour cream, egg, sugar and vanilla. Slowly beat in flour. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Pour into pan. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
4
Make glaze: Combine cream, sugar, butter, corn syrup and chocolate chips. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Continue to cook stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool 10 minutes. Stir in chopped nuts and vanilla.
5
Place cake on serving platter. Pour glaze evenly over cake, allowing some to run down the sides. Arrange pecan halves on top. Refrigerate until glaze is firm, about 1 hour.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom