Decadent Fudgy Chocolate Cake

Decadent Fudgy Chocolate cake
Yields: 12 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 30 Mins Cook Time: 30 Mins Total Time: 1 Hr

This is the best decadent fudgy

chocolate cake I have ever tasted!

My family craves this decadent fudgy chocolate cake every holiday.  I mean EVERY HOLIDAY and then again!

It will satisfy the most avid chocolate lover’s cravings. When I first baked this chocolate cake for my family many. many moons ago, I couldn’t believe how much they liked it! Let me tell you, I am the biggest chocolate lover in the house, and I definitely look forward to making this treat!

Decadent chocolate cake annieb's creole cuisine

This chocolate cake is a cross between dark chocolate covered truffles and a decadent brownie, yet deliciously cake-like. This is why it is so loved in my family and is a must-have holiday dessert.Decadent fudgy chocolate cake

Fudgy Chocolate Cake

I have so many chocolate cake recipes, but none of them ever gave me the satisfying taste of chocolate that I was looking for. All of the other recipes made claims that their recipe would but, for me none of them did.

That is until I came across this recipe that I found in an old recipe book that my husband brought home to me one day way back in 2002!  You see, to me, I really believe that the old-time ways of cooking are the best.

It’s true. annie b's creole cuisine chocolate cakeThe recipes that my family request the most are my Grandmothers old recipes and this decadent fudgy chocolate cake, that’s my proof.

Old-time favorites

Like my Grandmothers rice dressing recipe, I prepare it every major holiday because my family looks forward to it each time. My oldest son actually said to me once. After I had suggested cooking something different for Thanksgiving he said, “Naw, stick with the old traditional favorites”.  It’s the same way with my old fashioned apple torte. You see, comfort foods are the best for family memories and tradition.

Decadent chocolate fudgy cake




0/12 Ingredients
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0/8 Instructions
  • Preheat oven to 350F. Spray two 9-inch round cake pans.
  • Melt butter and dark chocolate in the microwave. Stir until well mixed. Let the mixture set in the microwave until you complete the next step.
  • Combine flour, pudding, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl, mix well. Add chocolate mixture.
  • Add chocolate mixture, milk, and eggs. mix on low speed until all dry ingredients are moist.
  • Divide batter between the greased cake pans. Bake for 30 minutes. check for doneness with a toothpick or knife. The knife should be clean. Let the cakes cool all the way down.
  • While waiting for cakes to cool, bring whipping cream to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in semi-chocolate chips. stirring until ganache is smooth and starting to thicken.
  • Spread the bottom cake with 1/3 of the ganache frosting. Top with the second cake layer. spread the remaining ganache frosting all around the cake.
  • For a special decadent taste, place in the refrigerator to harden the ganache frosting.

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