Fudgy chocolate cake

Fudgy chocolate cake

Community Classics .
Edited on Sep 18, 2008

chocolate layer cake with delicious chocolate frosting . This one just may be good to the last crumb.


6 oz white chocolate (for garnish)
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
1 cup plus 3 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup plus 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp salt
4 large eggs
1/2 pint heavy cream
10 1/2 oz semisweet chocolate
1 tbsp baking powder


Finely grate white chocolate onto a plate using a vegetable peeler. Chill till
needed. Pre-heat oven to 350.

Grease the base of 2 8 inch round cake pans line with parchment paper.
Combine butter, sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder , salt, and eggsin a large bowl , Using an electric mixer set on medium speed , beat until

Continue beating until increased in volume, about 2 minutes longer . Divide between pans.

Bake cakes until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 20-25 minutes. Leave cakes in pans to cool for one minute.

then turn to a wire rack Peel off lining paper: let cool .

Meanwhile heat heavy cream just to a boil , Break chocolate into pieces :
add to cream stir till melted. Let cool chill for 30 minutes.

then whisk to a spreadable consistency.

Use a third of chocolate frosting to sandwich cakes, Spread the remainder over the whole cake , Sprinkle reserved grated chocolate to garnish

Serves 8

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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