Jean's Double Fudge Cake Recipe

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Jean's Double Fudge Cake

JEAN Long

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@JMOSHEIM

After watching the movie, "It's Complicated", I came up with my own version of a double fudge cake...it has been a hit ever since! Enjoy!


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Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter or margarine ( i use 1 stick of each)
1 3/4 c
white sugar
3 large
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla flavoring
1 c
milk, room temperature
1/2 c
warm water
2-3
chocolate, unsweetened squares...melted in double boiler with 1 tbsp of butter
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
6 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
espresso granules

CHOCOLATE FUDGE FROSTING

1/2 c
butter
3 oz
chocolate, unsweetened squares
3 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
godiva chocolate liqueur
1/4 tsp
espresso granules
1 lb
sugar, confectioner's

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 and grease and flour 3- 8 in round cake pans.
2
Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and espresso granules. Set aside.
3
In large bowl, cream together the margaine/butter and sugar for 5 minutes on med high speed. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Beat in flour mixture alternately with milk/water mixture just until incorporated. Start and end with flour mixture. Divide equally into 3 cake pans.
4
Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, depending on your oven, until cake tests done. Allow to cool.
5
For frosting: Melt chocolate and butter in microwave or double boiler. In large bowl,combine cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla extract, Godiva Chocolate liqueur, espresso granules and 1/2 cup of the milk.
6
Blend in the melted chocolate mixture with the sugar mixture. Add remaining milk, a little at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
7
Let stand until spreadable...frosting will thicken as it cools.
8
Once cake and frosting have cooled, frost between layers and exterior of cake. For extra flavor, brush warm cake layers with chocolate liqueur prior to frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate