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Chocolate Fudge Cake
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Chocolate Fudge Cake

By dale17 (GoodFood Community)
Rating: 5 out of 5.9 ratings
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  • Serves 12
A great chocolate fudge cake for parties and events.


  • 175g Self-Raising Flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 medium sized eggs - beaten
  • 1/4pt sunflower oil
  • 1/4pt Milk


  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 175g icing sugar (more if needed)
  • 2.5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • milk or warm water


  • STEP 1
    Pre-heat the oven to 180°F/ Gas mark 4. Grease and line two 18cm sandwich tins.
  • STEP 2
    Sieve the flour, cocoa and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Add the sugar and mix well. make a well in centre and add the syrup,eggs,oil and milk. beat well until smooth.
  • STEP 4
    Spoon the mixture into the two tins and bake for 25-30 minutes until risen and firm to the touch. remove from oven,leave to cool before turning out onto a cooling rack.
  • STEP 5
    Sandwich the two cakes together with butter cream icing, to make the icing place the butter in a bowl and beat until soft.
  • STEP 6
    Gradually sift and beat in the icing sugar and then add enough milk/water until soft (if you add to much milk/water just sift some more icing sugar in) make the icing fluffy and spreadable.
  • STEP 7
    Finally sandwich the cakes together with the icing and the cover the cake in the rest of the icing. use a fork to put some patterns on the top if needed.

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