How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 12-cup bundt pan or 10" angel food tube pan.
  • Dust with flour; tap out excess.
  • In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each
  • addition.
  • Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar, beating until well blended.
  • By hand, stir in flour, 3/4 cup cocoa, and nuts; mix until well blended.
  • Spoon batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake 58 to 62 minutes.
  • Since this cake has a soft tunnel of fudge, ordinary doneness test cannot be used.
  • Accurate oven temperature and baking time are critical.
  • Let cake cool upright in pan on a rack for 1 hour; then invert onto serving plate and let cool completely.
  • To make glaze, in a small bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup powdered sugar, remaining 1/4 cup cocoa, and milk.
  • Mix until well blended.
  • Spoon glaze over top of cool cake, allowing some to run down
  • sides.
  • Store cake tightly covered.
  • Nuts are essential for the success of this recipe.
  • Note: I baked mine in a heart shaped tube pan!It came out beautiful!
  • A really good chocolate cake which could come out to dry if you overbake it.
  • Follow instructions explicitly!

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    " It was excellent "
    m2googee ate it and said...
    Anything chocolate works for the new picture! 5
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    " It was excellent "
    redkitchen ate it and said...
    Yea it sounds yummy! But, when does anything that has chocolate in it not yummy!!
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  • debwin 9 years ago
    this sounds yummy.
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