Hi Nancy, Nanny says she hasn't tried her recipe using the mini pans but suggests you check for done ness after about 25 minutes, use a skewer and see if the centers come out clean. What size Bundt cake pan am I using for this recipe? I did add mini nestle morsels to the batter. I used a Ghirardelli brownie mix with chocolate chunks and the cake mix and made a two layer cake with buttercream frosting for my daughter's birthday-it was absolutely delicious- I followed the recipe exactly. So moist and rich. I added additional sweets for decoration and a chocolate butter filling. I'd really appreciate your help on this! You mustn't do that. I would wait for a couple hours, honestly. Thanks for the recipe! Nobody can wait for the cake to cool, the gorgeous chocolate aroma fills the whole house. Your ice cream cake sounds absolutely delicious and now you've inspired me to make something like that. I made this AWESOME cake yesterday for my friend's birthday who loves chocolate. This is my family's most favorite cake now. My daughter asked for a brownie chocolate cake, this did not dissapoint. It's an easy one-bowl recipe; no melting chocolate, no combining wet and dry ingredients separately, simply stir everything together. Lots of folks use boxes for their cakes and this is a good idea for long trips. I figured it would still cook more on its own because I was afraid it would BURN bad! Required fields are marked *. Yum ? I layered half of the batter in the bottom of the bundt, put a layer of cream cheese filling (recipe I found on Pinterest) then put the rest of the batter on top. Hi Cindy, you can use whatever suits you. A great trick for that is a yoga mat right under the box. Both times I've it, it's overflowed in a normal bundt pan. Wishing your granddaughter a very happy birthday and thanks so much for taking the time to write in and let us know what you did with the recipe. Made it for a college Bible study and it was gone before I knew it. I did alter the recipe a bit though. This delectable Chocolate Fudge Brownie Cake is the easiest chocolate cake I have ever made! Will this also hold up after cutting in half? Thanks! For the baking temperature / time, it is probably a good idea to take note of any recommendation for high altitudes and just keep an eye on the cake whilst it’s baking, just make sure you don’t follow any instructions for adding any of the other ingredients like egg etc that is on the box! So many ads it's almost impossible to follow the blog post. I am making ganache to pour over it. This came out great! I will never use another chocolate cake recipe again!! Have you tried Nanny's Best Chocolate Brownie Muffins yet? So happy you enjoyed it. Below is a photo of a slice of Nanny's cake when I baked it. My tips for that are; make sure the box is big enough, line the box with shelf liner, and don’t forget UNDER the box! ??? As the cake starts to cool, it will begin to firm up. Hi Sue, as a general rule, after baking, leave the cake for about 5 - 10 minutes in the pan. Hi Courtney, sure you can. Crazy mom of two babies. I'm making this cake tonight for the second time in 5 days! I'm not giving up I think next time I will do half a box of the brownie mix. Kathleen, your changes sound so yummy! I added a little choc chips to the batter. You can use any pan which suits. You can frost it first, or if it were me, I'd just freeze the cake then frost just before serving (just incase the frosting cracks in the freezer). Currently it will take 5 pages and lots of pictures. Some of our readers have made this just on its own, some have added the frosting and others have made up their own frosting recipe. Don’t think I would make it again. Thanks for sharing. Hi Laurie! Love, love this cake. I also have this question. It's not real clear. Place heavy whipping cream in a large microwave safe bowl and heat for about 2 minutes. I used a 9 1/2 inch bunt pan and cooked this for 50 minutes. The mix came with a fudge packet. It sounds so lovely!! 1 pkg Fudge brownie mix. It smells DELICIOUS!!!! Hi Kate, That sounds like a potential messy mess! 🙂. Thank you for sharing this recipe! Just plan ahead if this is your chosen method of transport, as there is a certain height the cake needs to be to fit in the box. Hi Karina, it will be a bit small but if you have left over batter you can always put it in some cupcake/muffin liners and bake those for around 12-15 minutes so you don’t waste the batter. This is the one I recommend. Please tell me it will still be good and I didn't mess it up. I have made its directed several times, gets get reviews every time. I tried to keep it in the middle so that it would be a surprise filling inside each cut piece. Hi Diane, it's always the case when you are looking for something and they're out of stock! Thanks again. We will be bringing it to parties (instructions on how to transport this cake below!) How long do I cool it before I invert it to a plate. I make ganache also instead of store bought icing, I get rave reviews. I added crushed walnuts to the drizzle Looking forward to the next holiday. Most frosting are already gluten free so that was easy!!!! Thank you for sharing your recipe. Marie, what happened for the overflow? out of the oven onto a cooling rack and then transfer to a serving plate. Patty - that sounds so amazing! Hello nanny, can I substitute the water with milk? I take it to every function. Pour the prepared batter into the cake pan and bake it for 50-55 minutes or until it springs back when touched lightly, or when a toothpick comes clean. Pour into bundt pan and bake 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Just wanted to let you know that I used the springform pan and it came out perfect. Always popular at Christmas time too! I make thus cake so often I buy the big box of Ghiradelli brownie mid at costco The last two events I made this cake for were auctions and the cakes went for $100 each! This recipe is so simple and delicious. I'm going to put just a little twist of my own into the mix. Thank You so much for sharing your recipe, please continue to send me more. I have to take a cake to work for a pot luck they wanted chocolate and I think this will be just right. That is always a good trick too! I made this cake and it is absolutely wonderful. Wooohooo! I have a 9 inch bundt pan. Thanks Nanny! Fudge 15.25 oz.) Wooohooo! Thanks! Hope you enjoy and happy weekend to you! My very picky eight year old who does not eat cake asked for a piece. I know it's 350 degrees. My cake came out kind of dry as well. I'll let you know! I have different sizes and it doesn’t mention it here. Not being a baker it was a relief because this cake is sooo easy and sooo good. I really love the idea of making it in to a Samoa style cake. Baked for the same amount of time. Here's Nanny's chocolate fudge cake made by one of our readers, made this for her son's 14th birthday, like a UFO Spaceship. I used the frosting recipe below with butter, milk vanilla and powdered sugar and it was divine! I know some Bundt pans are 9" and some 10". Whisk the egg yolks into the chocolate mixture, then add the flour, nuts and the … I just made this cake for MY birthday!!! I made this the first time today for a church function tonight..It was a BIG hit! I used Betty Crocker's Gluten free chocolate cake mix and brownie mix. I probably had enough batter for two to three cupcakes. Thanks. As for the fudge pack, is that some kind of liquid you refer to, and if so, all you need to do is check the cook time at the end, (stick a skewer in to see if it comes out clean). It's all homemade and very popular. My Family loves it. I like to make bundts and cupcakes. **Note: you do need to make sure the little chocolate eggs have set into the frosting before transferring to a plate/container otherwise they will roll off if the frosting is still wet! What is it made of? Enjoy! Just be aware the cook time will be much less, around 15-19 minutes for regular size cupcakes. I had a very SMALL piece and I was hooked. ***NOTE: Pour enough cake batter to fill the pan ⅔rds the way up. To prevent your cake from overflowing, divide between two bundt pans, and bake for 35 min(give or take a few). Hi! I have baked this cake three times and it has turned out great all three times. Once that had harden I melted chocolate chips and drizzled it on top of the coconut mixture. Hi Amber, thanks for your feedback. This just came out of the oven. Thanks in advance for any help. I used Coffee instead of water to enhance the chocolate flavor. Indeed Sandra! Am making two more today! In a small bowl, add ½ tub of ready to use cake icing, and melt in the microwave 30-45 seconds until it is able to be drizzled over cake. I made this brownie/cake once and it was so good I'm fixing to make another one. Ugh, I'm probably going to have to buy bigger pants! Do you think this would make a good layer cake? Hi Regina, so happy you love the recipe! Thanks for the recipe! I tried this over the holidays and it overflowed my bundt pan! I’d love to know.I’ll keep looking through the comments and see if I can find an answer. Mine was very crumbly. The frosting takes about 30 seconds in micrwave to get pourable. I plan to server vanilla bean ice cream with it. Hope that helps! Have a wonderful day ahead! I love the semi-sweet chocolate ganache but if you prefer milk chocolate feel free to substitute. Made this cake today it’s currently cooling on my counter. Oh no! Hi Ginger! Salted caramel frosting has been a favorite in our family. The ingredients for this cake was simple enough. Enjoy your cake! If you want to warm it up and add vanilla ice cream and hot fudge, makes it ok.'. I took out a little just in case in was going to overflow and did a small round one that will be the base for an ice cream cake. i just baked this cake..... it took 5 minutes to get it all together. I don't know whether to thank you or curse you,lol. Takes a lot to impress me but this one gets my approval! This was a hit! I followed recipe, I have I have made your cake. Have a lovely week ahead. Thanks for the recipe!! Made 3 to go to 3 different places...had none left the first day!!! Whisk the chocolate and cream until shiny and smooth, about 1 minute. 1. Wonderful recipe and REALLY easy. Easy and smells amazing. I added a cream cheese filling! It was a hit!! Please let us know how it turns out, and I'd love a friend like you to bake cakes for my birthday too! Crack the 4 eggs into a bowl, and beat them at medium speed with the cocoa, salt, baking powder, espresso powder, and vanilla for about 1 minute, or until smooth. Oh boy! Would sugar free chocolate cake mix and brownie mix work for this recipe? Used a chocolate ganache ( chocolate chips and whipping cream) glaze for the icing. So glad you were able to pop a cookie sheet under. First of all Happy Birthday in advance to your fiance! I put the rest of the batter in a tiny loaf pan and I filled it haha. Amanda Rettke is the creator of I Am Baker, and the bestselling author of Surprise Inside Cakes: Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion – With a Little Something Extra Inside.Over the course of her 15+ year blogging adventure, she has been featured in and collaborated with the Food Network, New York Times, LA Times, Country Living Magazine, People Magazine, Epicurious, Brides, Romantic Homes, life:beautiful, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Mail, Star Tribune, The Globe and Mail, DailyCandy, YumSugar, The Knot, The Kitchn, and Parade, to name a few. It even looks just like her picture which is ever unusual because none of my recipes ever turn out just like there. I used a yellow cake mix and a brownie cake mix. Hi Rebekah! I would like to bake this cake in a 13x9 pan. My husband and boys devoured it. I also have a oven thermometer to check and make sure it's the same as you set the oven on when it comes up to temp. Thanks very much for the smile Tracy and so happy the cake was a success and you were even converted to enjoying the cake! Hope this helps! Apr 23, 2017 - This fudge brownie cake will take care of anyone's chocolate craving. How fun you're going to make a snake. 2. I can't wait to make this.it looks amazing. ( can’t afford to have this cake around the house any other time or my weight loss will be in vain. ) It was delicious! We’re seniors and can’t eat a whole cake but I love to share with elderly neighbors. Is there anything I need to change in the recipe to accommodate the altitude? I used ganache as my frosting and highly recommended to chocolate lovers. If too dry try s bit less wayer and a bit more oil. Design by Lindsay Humes. Hi Judith, the pecans sounds really nice. No forks … 1 jar Hot Fudge topping. My favorite trick is to set the cake inside a springform pan. It's always wonderful to hear back. Looking for a good quality, non stick Bundt Pan to make Nanny's delicious cake? I made this in Kansas and Colorado. Thanks! This will be a go to recipe everytime a chocolate cake is requested by my family!! If testing with a toothpick, the toothpick should come out dirty for fudge-textured brownies. Thanks for the additional tips. My husband was supposed to pick up chocolate icing and grabbed COCONUT & Pecan icing by accident! Tried this recipe, but even though I cooked it longer than the recipe said, it was still too wet inside. It is very rich so you only need a thin slice! I do make my own ganace instead of using store bought frosting. Hi Teresa, yes that should be fine. No instructions given for mixing. I am imagining the guys at work will be asking you to make the cake again! Your email address will not be published. It fell slightly but still looks great. I am not sure what I did wrong and have been baking for years. Hope that helps and happy baking! then flipped into cake holder to finish cooling before adding icing... Hope this helped! I made this cake for my husbands birthday! Thanks so much for this awesome chocolaty cake. This frosted brownies recipe has stood the test of time and is the perfect addition to your homemade brownies recipe collection. Just in case Patty doesn't reply (not everyone chooses to get a notification on the comments! You can't see recipe. I love it. I used coconut oil instead of vegetable oil and I put the cake it on the fridge after I put the icing on it, can't keep it away from my kids they absolutely love this chocolaty goodness. Also I used my tube pan because I can't find my bundt pan right off hand. Fudge Brownie Cake: Ingredients and Substitutions. I read reviews about overflowing., When I poured into pan I realized there was going to be to much batter. My family loves when I bake this cake. Hi thanks for the recipe. Stir together and melt in the microwave. Thank you so much!!! Hope that helps! I used 3 quarter cup of buttermilk and a half a cup of Kahlua. 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