Fabulous Fudge Chocolate Cake

Fabulous Fudge Chocolate Cake


"This is my favorite chocolate cake recipe because of the moist texture and rich, dark chocolate flavor. Enjoy!"


servings 315 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.8g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 233 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 2 1/2 cups brown sugar until well mixed. Add eggs one at a time. Beat in the vanilla and melted chocolate squares. Add 1/2 the sour cream and then 1/2 the dry ingredients to the butter mixture until well blended.
  4. Add the remaining sour cream and dry ingredients to the batter. Stir in boiling water.
  5. Bake in a greased 9 X 13 inch pan for 35 minutes.
  6. Let cool 10 minutes before icing.
  7. To Make Caramel Icing: First melt 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan. Stir in 1 cup brown sugar and boil about 2 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup milk and bring to a boil. Place pan in cold water and stir in the confectioners' sugar. Continue stirring until smooth. Spread over still warm cake.
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  1. 211 Ratings


I've made quite a few chocolate cakes from scratch and this rates up there as one of the best(flourless chocolate cake is the best-I am a HUGE chocolate lover!) I took others advice and used mor...

I own my own bakery and I am always looking for a great chocolate cake recipe. I made this cake just to try it out to see if it was something that I would use for my customers in the bakery. T...

This cake was excellent. I used triple the amount of chocolate, as recommended. I didn't have unsweetened chocolate, so I reduced the amount of sugar. I also used coffee instead of the boilin...

This is a good, dependable chocolate cake that doesn't require a lot of monkeying around with to make it so. I did use 4 ounces of chocolate rather than 3, but only because I used a Ghirardell...

Okay, I think I've finally found the BEST chocolate cake recipe EVERRRR!! I increased the chocolate to 10 oz and reduced the sugar to 2 cups. This cake came out soooo thick and moist and fluff...

AWESOME sums it up! It is a heavier textured cake, with the best flavor! I am not normally a chocolate cake lover, I made it for my husband. I can't leave it alone! I took the advice of putt...

A)Instead of 3 eggs, I used just 1 (it made the cake denser, less cake-like and more brownie-like). B)I replaced 1 cup of the white flour with whole wheat pastry flour. C)I used fat free sou...

Absolutely FABULOUS chocolate cake recipe. I had been using the Hershey's chocolate cake recipe for a couple of years now but this one beat it out hands down. From now on this is the only chocol...

I used this cake recipe for a large Groom's cake -it was completely gone, while 1/3 of the white wedding cake remained. 100 taste testers can't be wrong!