Texas Fudge Cake

1
Opal Jackson-Cakmak

By
@sweetiecoconut

I really liked this cake - it had the perfect chocolate taste and cakey texture. The sweetness of the icing was a perfect complement to the dark chocolate flavor of the cake and had the added bonus of running down the sides for slightly more icing along the edges.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

remember to use a good, high quality cocoa for the best results.

How to Make Texas Fudge Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 11/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 cup water
    1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    2 cups granulated sugar
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    ½ teaspoon salt
    2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    ½ cup sour cream or buttermilk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2Icing
    6 tablespoons unsalted butter
    ¼ cup milk
    3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    3 cups confectioners’ sugar
    ¾ cup finely chopped nuts of your choice
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 31. Preheat the oven to 350?F. Butter an 11-by-15-inch pan. (I used a 9 x 13.)
    2. Put the cocoa in a medium saucepan and gradually stir in the water. Bring to a boil, add the butter and let melt. Remove from the heat and set aside.
    3. Sift the flour, sugar, baking soda and salt together onto a piece of waxed paper. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the cocoa mixture. Add the eggs, sour cream or buttermilk, and vanilla to the cocoa mixture and stir until smooth.
    4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the cake is firm to the touch in the center.
    5. While the cake is baking, make the icing: In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, milk and cocoa. Bring to a boil and stir to melt the butter. Add the confectioners’ sugar and beat until smooth. Stir in the nuts and vanilla.
    6. Spread the icing over the hot cake (still in the pan). Let cool before cutting.

Printable Recipe Card

About Texas Fudge Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




Show 10 Comments & Reviews

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When life gives you lemons, make these delicious lemon recipes!

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You To Get Baking

Sponge Cake Recipes That'll Inspire You to Get Baking

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

While the concept of a sponge cake is simple (eggs, butter, sugar, and flour), the result is a very impressive dessert. The first sponge cake recipe appeared as early as...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...