Fudge Cake

Fudge Cake


"For the true chocolate lover, this cake is moist and dense and you are going to love it. Great with cream cheese frosting or cooked fudge frosting."


servings 194 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 194 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 6.4 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 212 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream butter or margarine and sugar together in a large bowl. Add vanilla, and then eggs to the mixture.
  2. In another bowl, mix together flour, soda, baking powder, and salt. Sour the milk by adding the lemon juice or vinegar. Add flour mixture alternately with soured milk to the creamed mixture.
  3. Mix cocoa and hot water together, and beat into batter.
  4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cool, and frost with desired frosting.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I honestly can't believe more people haven't tried this recipe. It is probably one of the best chocolate fudge cakes I've ever baked. (and I've baked quite a few!). I changed the recipe to 9 s...

I would've given this 5 stars if I had not needed to change the recipe a tad. I put in 3/4 cup of chocolate because it definitely needed more. I also used buttermilk instead of souring the milk ...

I scaled this for 9 servings and baked it in an 8x8 pan. It came out fine, taking about 30 minutes to bake. I like this cake very much, it is moist and chocolatey but not overly rich. I also mad...

OHHHH WOW! This was soo good! This is going to be my favorite chocolate cake recipe! I used buttermilk instead of the milk and lemon, and because I love chocolate so much, I used 3/4 of a cup...

A very good recipe if not overbaked, pay attention. The second one I made was very good and moist.

We loved it. Don't know why some people didn't like it, or how come it came out dry for them, not all ovens bake evenly, and mine is a very difficult oven, yet this cake didn't burn, baked perfe...

This cake was okay. It lacked chocolate flavor and wasn't very moist, but still it wasn't a *bad* cake. I wasn't all that disappointed when my two-year-old pulled the cake plate off the counte...

Very good! This recipe was very easy to make. It had a very moist, fudgy texture and lots of chocolate flavor. Definitely a keeper!

This cake was really surprising! I followed it pretty much to the T and it came out very bland and did not have that chocolate flavor. I think you should add less sugar and A LOT more chocolate....