Chocolate Fudge Traybake Cake

Hello everyone! A tasty Chocolate Fudge Traybake Cake recipe for your today! A delicious moist chocolate fudge cake made simple. A go to cake of mine that everyone adores, perfect for any occasion!

The recipe is super straight forward and easy. I decorate this traybake nice and roughly with a palate knife, no fuss. 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 traybake to suit the occasion! 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 8×8 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 Traybake !


Chocolate Fudge Traybake Cake

A super fudge, moist chocolate cake topped with a silky smooth chocolate ganache. A simple fail proof cake perfect for all occasions.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: chocolate, fudge cake
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Gill

Ingredients

  • 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

Ganache

  • 150 grams Dark chocolate
  • 150 grams Single cream
  • Optional decorations I used chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 160C/140C Fan. Grease & line an 8×8 square tin or what ever tin you like.
  • 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 tin and bake for approx 50-60 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let your cake 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 your cakes on a serving plate then load on your ganache, I just used a spatula to do this but use whatever you like.
  • Decorate however you like, I did mine easy and textured then added on some chocolate chips.
  • Slice up and enjoy! This cake will last for up to 5 days in a sealed container.

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