European Mocha Fudge Cake

Linda Hoover

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@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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat over to 350. Butter and flower 2 9" round pans or line with parchment.
2
Melt 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.
3
Bake 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.
4
Make Creamy Coffee Filling:
Combine all ingredients, stir until coffee/espresso powder is disolved. Beat until stiff. Makes about 3 cups of filling.
5
Spread 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