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Wicked Chocolate Fudge Cake

By Harry11L (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes 12
This Chocolate Fudge Cake is packed full of delicious flavour, perfect for chocoholics everywhere!
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Ingredients

For the Cake

  • 175 g Self-Raising Flour (6 oz)
  • Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder x 25g (2 tbsp)
  • 1 Dr. Oetker Bicarbonate of Soda Sachet
  • 150g Caster Sugar (5 oz)
  • 30 ml Golden Syrup (2 tbsp)
  • Medium Eggs x 2 Beaten
  • 150 ml Sunflower Oil (5 oz)
  • 150 ml Milk (¼ pint)

For the Icing

  • 175 g Self-Raising Flour (6 oz)
  • Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder x 25g (2 tbsp)
  • 1 Dr. Oetker Bicarbonate of Soda Sachet
  • 150g Caster Sugar (5 oz)
  • 30 ml Golden Syrup (2 tbsp)
  • Medium Eggs x 2 Beaten
  • 150 ml Sunflower Oil (5 oz)
  • 150 ml Milk (¼ pint)
  • 175 g Icing Sugar (6 oz)
  • 50 Dr. Oetker Fine Dark Cocoa Powder x 45g (3 tbsp)
  • about 30 ml Milk or warm water (2 tbsp)
  • about 30 ml Milk or warm water (2 tbsp)
  • about 30 ml Milk or warm water (2 tbsp)

Method

  • STEP 1
    Wicked Chocolate Fudge Cake Pre-heat oven to 180ºC/350ºF/Gas Mark 4. Grease and line two 18cm (7 inch) sandwich tins.
  • STEP 2
    Sieve the flour, Fine Dark Cocoa Powder and Bicarbonate of Soda into a bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Add the sugar and mix well. Make a well in the 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 to make the icing fluffy and spreadable. Sift and beat the Fine Dark Cocoa Powder in to the icing.
  • STEP 7
    Cover the sides and the top of the cake with more butter icing and use a palette knife to create swirls on top of the cake and to decorate.
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