Easter Dessert Recipe - Chocolate Fudge Cake

If you're looking for something naughty but nice for your Easter dessert recipe, try this chocolate fudge cake.

Guaranteed to round off your Easter dinner and put a smile on everyone's face, this chocolate fudge cake recipe is one that I think you'll really like.

Your chocolate fudge cake dessert has a lovely moist fudge-like topping and though simple, will go down a treat with just about everyone.

Easter Dessert Recipe - Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Serves 12:

  • 175g (6 oz) butter or margarine
  • 175g (6 oz) caster sugar
  • 1 and a half tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 200g (7oz) plain flour
  • 50g (2 oz) cocoa powder
  • 2 tps bicarbonate of soda
  • qtr tsp salt
  • 175 ml (6 fl oz) milk


  • 50g (2 oz) softened butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3 qtr tsp instant coffee granules
  • half tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 egg (pasturised)
  • 275g (10 oz) icing sugar


  • Heat oven to 180C (350 F/Gas 4). Grease and base line a 30 x 20 cm (12 x 8in) cake tin

  • Cream butter and sugar until blended. Stir in vanilla essence. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition until fluffy

  • Sift flour, cocoa, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a bowl. Add to creamed mixture with milk, beating until smooth. Spread in tin

  • Bake in oven for 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Leave to stand for 10 minutes then turn out on to a wire rack. Peel off paper and leave to cool

  • To make frosting for your Easter dessert recipe, combine butter, cocoa powder and instant coffee. Add vanilla essence, pasturised egg and icing sugar and beat until smooth. Spread over cake

  • Nutritional information for your Easter dessert recipe

  • Your chocolate fudge cake Easter dessert recipe amounts to 390 calories per serving.

    I am sure you'll agree that this simple Easter dessert recipe will go down a real treat with all the family.

    Eaten in moderation or just as a treat, chocolate pose no more of a weight gain risk than any other foods. Chocolate still remains low enough in calories for even dieters to enjoy the occasional special treat without fear of excessive weight gain. Besides, we're all aware of what can happen when we go down the road of deprevation don't we. Whether you opt for the above Easter dessert recipe or some delicious chocolate - enjoy!

    Why not treat that special person or even yourself with some special Easter chocolate gifts. You don't even have to worry about shopping for your chocolate gifts, since there is a UK company through which you can send chocolate hampers or chocolate baskets and have your chocolate delivered via post and in time for Easter - Hotel Chocolat

    As well as making you deliciously happy, your chocolate gifts will be contributing to both your health and the health of those you love. Incidentally, for the chocoholics among you, try 'hotel chocolate' and the chocolate tasting club - it is a real chocolate lovers' paradise and comes highly recommended. Yum - I dare you to resist taking a look!

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