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I am married and a mother of 3. I started baking cakes about 10 years ago.I love seeing the look on a person's face when they see what I have created out of sugar.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Chocolate-Glazed Fudge Cake recipe

Chocolate-Glazed fudge cake
1 cup butter ( real)
16 oz semisweet chocolate chopped ( you can use chips but the better the chocolate the better it will taste.)
2 teaspoons vanilla
6 eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 oz semisweet chocolate ,chopped
2 tablespoons chopped toasted hazelnuts ( filberts) optional

1) heat oven to 350 F. Grease 8 in round cake pan. In medium saucepan, melt butter and 16 oz chocolate over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth, Remove from heat. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla, Gently stir in lightly beaten eggs until well combined. Pour into greased pan. Place cake pan in 13x9 inch pan add warm water until 1 in deep. Also called a water bath ( I also line the cake pan with wax paper makes it easier to come out of pan.)
2) Bake at 350 for 35-40 min or until center is set. Remove cake pan from water bath; place pan on wire rack..cool 40 min
3) Carefully run knife around edge of pan..Invert cake onto serving platter. cool an additional 20 min.
4) when cooled ..in small sauce pan , combine whipping cream, corn syrup and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally , Remove from heat add 3 oz of chocolate; stir until melted and smooth... slowly pour glaze over top of cake..when glaze is set about 15 min add hazelnuts and store in the refrigerator.

Can be frozen for up to 2 months in air tight container. 

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