European Mocha Fudge Cake

Linda Hoover

By
@TotallyCaffeinated

I grabbed this off the Hershey's Recipe site (this is only 1 of many). They all look so good, but I HAVE to try this one. Looks so decadent.
Hershey's site: hersheys.com/...cha-Fudge-Cake.aspx#


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Probably 2 chocoholics or 8 abnormal people.
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
butter or margarine
4
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
all-purpose flour
3/4 c
hershey's dark cocoa
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
sugar
1 c
finely chopped pecans

CREAMY COFFEE FILLING

1 1/2 c
cold whipping cream
1/3 c
packed light brown sugar
2 tsp
powdered instant coffee ( i used espresso powder)

OPTIONAL

chocolate curls

Step-By-Step

1Preheat over to 350. Butter and flower 2 9" round pans or line with parchment.

2Melt butter, add cocoa, stirring until blended; cool slightly. Beat eggs in a large bowl until foamy; add salt and vanilla. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add the cooled chocolate mixture to the egg mixture. Blend thoroughly. Fold in flour and pecans. Pour mixture into prepared pans.

3Bake 20-25 minutes or until pick comes out clean. Do not overbake. Cool 5 min, then remove from pans onto wire racks to cool completely.

4Make Creamy Coffee Filling:
Combine all ingredients, stir until coffee/espresso powder is disolved. Beat until stiff. Makes about 3 cups of filling.

5Spread filling on the layers of the cake, top with chocolate curls (optional).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American