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Hot Chocolate Cake With Fudge Sauce Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

Serve this hot chocolate cake recipe is best served warm with creamy chocolate sauce.


Chocolate Cake
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
3 eggs
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Hot Fudge Sauce
1 (4 ounce) bar German chocolate
1/2 ounce unsweetened chocolate
8 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 cups powdered sugar
1 2/3 cups evaporated milk
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla
Whipped cream



Preheat oven to 350°F.

Cream the brown sugar with the butter in an electric mixer.

Add the buttermilk and vanilla then the melted chocolate.

With the mixer running, add eggs, 1 at a time.

Sift the flour with baking soda, and salt.

Add the dry ingredients to the sugar mixture and beat for 2 minutes.

Butter and flour a 13x9x2-inch rectangular cake pan.

Pour the batter into prepared cake pan and bake until the cake is springy and a toothpick can be inserted and removed cleanly, about 40 minutes.

Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes the turn it out onto a rack to finish cooling.


Melt the German chocolate with the butter in a saucepan over very low heat.

Stir in the powdered sugar, alternating with the evaporated milk and blending well.

Stirring constantly, bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat.

Simmer until the sauce becomes thick and creamy, about 8 minutes.

Stir in the vanilla.

Serve slices of cake topped with warm fudge sauce and plenty of whipped cream.

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