Celebrating our 4th Wedding Anniversary with this Chocolate Fudge cake :)
Ingredients for Chocolate fudge cake :
Unsalted Butter : 175g
Powdered Sugar : 175g
All Purpose Flour : 175g
Egg : 3
Golden Syrup : 3tbsp
Ground walnuts / Almonds : 40g
Cocoa Powder : 40g
Baking Powder : 1tsp
Salt : A Pinch
1. Preheat oven at 180˚C.
2. Grease and line an 18cm round cake tin and keep aside.
3. Sift the flour, salt, cocoa powder and baking powder thrice. With an electric mixer, cream the butter until soft. Add the sugar and and continue beating until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in Golden syrup and ground walnuts / almonds. Now fold in the flour mixture slowly.
4. Spoon into cake tin and bake until the cake pulls away from the sides (about 35minutes)/ a skewer inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven and let the fudge cake cool completely.
5. For layering, dip a bread knife in boiling water and wipe it with a warm cloth. Make layers carefully without breaking the sides of the cake. Apply chocolate fudge frosting / icing on the layers, sides and top of the fudge cake. Garnish the sides with chopped walnuts / almonds.
For the Chocolate fudge cake Frosting / Icing :
Butter : 145g
Icing sugar : 150g, sifted
Cocoa powder : 4tbsp
Milk : 3tbsp
Melt Butter in a shallow pan. Remove from fire and add cocoa powder and heat again for 1minute and add icing sugar. Add the milk gradually and keep stirring until you have a glossy, smooth paste. Pour into a bowl and leave to cool. Cover and chill for 40minutes-55minutes. Your chocolate fudge frosting is ready to apply on cakes / cupcakes :)