Best Ever Rich Chocolate Fudge Cake

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by OceanIvy

I have seen many fudge cake recipes, but I believe this one takes the cake *heh* because of the sour cream & brown sugar. It is rich and if you love cake you will think you died and went to heaven! 8)

Top Review by Claire312

I haven't tried this one, but by looking at it I can tell that substituting 1 cup of coffee for the 1 cup of water would take it to a whole new level. I'll report back when I try the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease and flour 3 9-inch cake pans.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter until smooth.
  4. Gradually pour in the brown sugar, then eggs.
  5. Beat with mixer until light and fluffy, approx 5 minutes.
  6. On low speed, beat in the vanilla extract, melted chocolate, baking soda and salt.
  7. Add flour alternately with sour cream, beating at low speed until smooth.
  8. Pour in boiling hot water and stir until blended.
  9. Pour into the prepared pan.
  10. Bake about 25 minutes or until done.
  11. Remove from oven, let cakes cool about 10-15 minutes, then place on wire racks.

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