Thursday, April 19, 2012

CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE

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

Chocolate fudge cake :

Method for Chocolate fudge cake :

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.


Chocolate fudge cake

For the Chocolate fudge cake Frosting / Icing :



Butter : 145g
Icing sugar : 150g, sifted

Cocoa powder : 4tbsp

Milk : 3tbsp

Method :

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 :)



12 comments:

  1. wishing both of you a Happy Anniversary...Cake looks superb..

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  2. Happy anniversary. Beautiful cake.

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  3. Wishing you a fabulous anniversary Lena,cake looks super delicious and prefect for a chocoholic person like me..

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  4. what a delicious cake, happy anniversary!

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  5. Congrats and ..wish you both Happy Anniversary ...cake looks yum

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  6. Happy anniversary and the cake looks perfect and delicious

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  7. Happy anniversary!! cke looks super yummy !

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  8. mmmm.... perfect cake for celebration. Looks yummy. And I think that ring is a gift for you?

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  9. Wishing you many years of wedded bliss! Liked the pictures a lot...cake looks delicious.

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  10. Congraaaaaaaats dear...cake super..

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  11. Happy Anniversary,cake looks perfectly baked with delicious icing.

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