Chocolate Fudge Groom’s Cake
Served as a groom’s cake or as the main cake, chocolate gives guests a great alternative look and taste to traditional wedding cakes.
- 2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup butter or margarine (room temperature)
- 2 cups sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon Wilton Pure Vanilla Extract
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted
Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Cream butter and sugar together until light in texture. Add eggs and vanilla to creamed mixture. Beat thoroughly. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Add melted chocolate and beat thoroughly.
Brush two 8 or 9 in. cake pans with Wilton Cake Release or generously grease pans with solid vegetable shortening and flour, or use Wilton Cake Release (Click here for complete instructions on preparing baking pans.) Pour batter into pans. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center.
Makes 6 cups batter.