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Best chocolate cake recipe?

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flugelhorn3 Mon 12-Feb-18 09:25:33

I've got to make one as a birthday cake. Looking for a traditional chocolate fudge type recipe, rather than a more grown up one, with lots of icing. I'm planning to decorate it with buttons. Any recipes or good tips? Thanks!

flugelhorn3 Mon 12-Feb-18 09:27:12

I've made nigella's old fashioned chocolate cake before so I'm thinking of trying her chocolate fudge cake...

flugelhorn3 Mon 12-Feb-18 09:30:01

Also tips for decorations are welcome :-)

Tellmewhatyouknow Sat 17-Feb-18 10:03:50

Nigella's chocolate fudge cake is my favourite cake recipe. I make it at least once a month and everyone loves it.

If you make it, don't worry about how wet the batter is. It comes out of the oven beautiful and moist

flugelhorn3 Sat 17-Feb-18 10:11:07

Thanks @Tellmewhatyouknow! I used Nigella's recipe and it was the best I've ever made! I wasn't sure about it because the method and ingredients (oil mainly) seemed a bit odd to me but it really worked! It turned out to be huge too grin

EmmaCB1 Sun 29-Apr-18 15:21:41

Another Nigella for me... sour cream chocolate cake. Everyone loves it, kids and adults. I usually decorate with chocolate buttons.

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