Bailey's Fudge Cake
This cake is fantastic... A must-try Bailey's chocolate cake..no words to describe how delicious this cake is....just try it and see for yourself...if desired you can have the option of using the pecan nuts to garnish the cake...so good with or without using the nuts
- Ready In:
- 1hr 15mins
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup chocolate syrup
- 3⁄4 cup bailey irish cream
- 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
- 1 cup flour
- 1⁄2 cup chopped pecans
- 1⁄2 cup pecan halves
- 3⁄4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
- 1⁄4 cup sour cream, room temp
- 1 tablespoon bailey irish cream
- Set oven to 350 degrees.
- grease 1 9-in round cake pan.
- Cream the butter and sugar.
- Mix in the eggs.
- Add in the chocolate syrup, Bailey's, coffee granules and the flour; mix until well blended.
- Fold in chopped nuts.
- Pour into prepared baking pan.
- Bake 55-60 mins, or until cake tests done.
- THIS IS OPTIONAL: Dip one end of pecan halves halfway into melted chocolate to coat; place on waxed paper, chill to set.
- Use later to garnish the cake.
- FOR THE GLAZE: To the remaining melted chocolate, add the sour cream, 1 tablespoon at a time, add the Bailey's; mix well.
- Spread over the top of cooled cake that has been placed on a serving platter, letting some of the chocolate glaze drizzle down the sides of the cake.
- Garnish the cake all around the sides with the chocolate-dipped nuts.
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I was looking for a dessert to make for a dinner I was having for a friend. I happened to see this recipe, and noted that it was made in a 9" cake pan. I thought it would be just right for the purpose. I figured it was just a little one-layered cake, and that was ok. Boy! Was I surprised, pleasantly so, I must add! It had such a wonderful, fudge-y, almost spongy texture! It was just wonderful! My guest, along with my hubby were delighted with it! I should've known that Kitten wouldn't let me down! Thanks, Lady, for another winning recipe!Reply
This is a very good cake especially when you are looking for something to curb your chocolate craving. Like other things that I have made .. it taste better the next day. It needs that time to have all of the flavors meld ... or come together. So .. don't be like us and dig in right away... let it sit and cool completely ... it is very good the next day.Reply
FAB-U-LOUS! A rich, moist cake with a lovely balance of flavors, and a ganache-like topping that were I to have one final meal it would consist of a bowl of this chocolate glaze and a spoon. And yes, I would eat it messily. ;) Thanks Kittencal for such a wonderful recipe. My family and clients thank you.Reply
I made this cake for Thanksgiving dinner. I did use the dipped pecans, but also stenciled a turkey on the top using powdered sugar. It made a lovely presentation, but my family did not really like the flavor. They all thought it had too much alcohol in it & the flavor was too overwhelming. If I make again, I will decrease the amount of irish cream.Reply