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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 350F.

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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