Chocolate Fudge Cake

Hello everyone! How are we all? A tasty Chocolate Fudge Cake recipe for your today! A delicious moist chocolate fudge cake made simple. A go to cake of mine that everyone adores!

The recipe is super straight forward and easy. I decorate the cake nice and roughly with a palate knife, no need to get it super smart and smooth. I see this as a Bruce Bogtrotter style cake, delicious over the top chocolate cake that’s meant to be messy!

Feel free to add any toppings or decorations to this cake or even some extra fillings! I sometimes like to add orange zest to the sponge and ganache and it is Devine so definitely try that if you are a chocolate orange lover.

If you haven’t got 6 inch tins you can make this in whatever tin you have just send me a DM over on Instagram if you need any help with timing ect.

If you have any questions Dm me on Instagram. Happy Baking! <3 Keep an eye out on my Instagram for a Reel of me making this Chocolate Fudge Cake !

Chocolate Fudge Cake

A delicious moist chocolate fudge cake made simple. A go to cake of mine that everyone adores!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: cake, chocolate, fudge cake
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Author: Gill


  • 2 6 inch cake tins
  • Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Weighing scales



  • 150 grams Plain Flour
  • 40 grams Cocoa Powder
  • 300 grams Light Brown Sugar
  • 1.5 tsp Baking Powder
  • 200 ml Buttermilk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 30 ml Espresso
  • 150 grams Dark Chocolate
  • 150 grams Butter


  • 300 grams Dark chocolate
  • 300 grams Double cream


  • Preheat your oven to 160C/140C Fan. Grease & line two 6 inch cake tins.
  • Melt your chocolate and butter and set aside to cool. Mix all your dry ingredients into a bowl together.
  • In a separate bowl mix your eggs, buttermilk and espresso.
  • Pour your wet mix and chocolate mix into your dry ingredients. Mix till smooth then add into your tins and bake for approx 1 hour until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let your cakes cool completely.
  • Lets make the ganache, warm up your cream then pour over your chocolate. Mix until smooth then place in the fridge until it reaches a spreadable consistency.
  • Place one of your cakes on a serving plate and add on some ganache, place the other cake on top and then cover all the cake in the rest of your ganache.
  • Decorate however you like, I did mine easy and textured.
  • Slice up and enjoy!

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