Chocolate Fudge Cake

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Shaun Hill's Cookery Book

By Shaun Hill

Published 1990

  • About

Cake made with breadcrumbs rather than flour might seem odd, but doesn’t taste it. This is a cake for morning coffee or afternoon tea in smallish slices rather than a dessert.


  • 1 lb (450 g) dark chocolate
  • 1 lb (450


The Fudge Cake

  1. Melt the chocolate. There is no way to do this quickly. Break the chocolate into small pieces, place them in a bowl and stand the bowl in a pan of warm water. Alternatively leave the chocolate somewhere warm in the kitchen and be patient.
  2. Cream the butter and caster sugar together until pale.
  3. Add the eggs, beating them in one by