Tunnel of Fudge Cake IV

Tunnel of Fudge Cake IV


"The ONLY perfect tunnel of fudge cake recipe I can find - it came from a 1950's flour package."


1 h 15 m servings 544 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 544 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 32 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 62.1g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 7.7 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 259 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch Bundt pan.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Gradually blend in 2 cups confectioners' sugar. Beat in the flour and 3/4 cup cocoa powder. Stir in the chopped walnuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 60 to 65 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 1 hour, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
  4. For the glaze: In a small bowl, combine 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup cocoa. Stir in milk, a tablespoon at a time, until desired drizzling consistency is achieved. Spoon over cake.
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  1. 36 Ratings


i love this recipe! for those of you who have tried it and could not get the tunnel of fudge, i suggest you experiment on the baking temperature and the baking time. the first time i did this, i...

WARNING!!!! This cake should only be cooked for 45-50 minutes!!! Those are the directions on the Pillbury website and who should know better. I baked mine for 45 minutes because my cakes are ...

Oh Thank You Annie! I used to make this cake back in the 60s but my recipe called for boxed frosting mix. After the introduction of frosting-in-a-tub the boxed mixes disappeared. I made this cak...

I made this on Januray 1st:) It was very easy and it looked beautiful when ready. I reduced oven temperature to 300F and time of baking to 50 minutes ( my oven gets really hot!) It came out perf...

I am really confused, There was not a tunnel of fudge inside this cake. Did I prepare incorrectly? I liked the cake but was disappointed that there was not a tunnel of fudge

This cake was extremely heavy and more like fudge. My boyfriend has been wanting me to make this for him (his grandmother used to make it)...but I have yet to find the right recipe!

This is really wonderful! The prep time is fast, the cooking time is somewhat long, but worth the wait! I didn't have enough icing sugar to make the glaze so I just took a sieve and sprinkled t...

I have this same recipe from a book "Cakes from Scratch in Half the Time" and it bakes at 400 for 35 minutes (using a shiny pan) It gives a nice tunnel of fudge. I have never used a glaze, jus...

This is a fine recipe! I followed it exactly, except based on the other reviewers' comments I baked it for only 55 minutes. The tunnel of fudge was just perfect - soft and buttery and delicio...