Fudge Cake

Fudge Cake Recipe

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Lizzeth Pena


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12 oz
semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
5 tsp
espresso or strong coffee
2 c
1 c
6 large
eggs, separated, room temperature
1 c
all purpose flour
confectioners' sugar

How to Make Fudge Cake


  • 1Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 350 degrees.
  • 2Lightly butter a 9" springform pan.
  • 3Dust pan with flour and tap out excess.
  • 4In top of double boiler over hot, not simmering water, melt together espresso and chocolate, stirring occasionally.
  • 5Remove pan from heat and cool until tepid.
  • 6In large bowl, using hand-held electric mixer set at medium high speed, cream sugar and butter together until light and fluffy.
  • 7One at a time, add egg yolks to mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • 8Beat in flour.
  • 9In large grease-free bowl, using hand-held mixer at medium high speed, beat egg whites until they form stiff, shiny peaks.
  • 10Fold 1/4 of the whites into chocolate mixture to lighten.
  • 11Then fold in remaining whites.
  • 12Fold in butter and flour mixture.
  • 13Scrape batter into prepared pan and bake 60 to 70 minutes or until top is crusty and cracked and the middle is still slightly moist.
  • 14Remove cake to wire rack to cool completely.
  • 15Remove sides of springform pan and transfer cake to serving plate.
  • 16If desired, place doily on top of cake and sprinkle with confectioners sugar.
  • 17Remove doily to form pattern.

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About Fudge Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy