Fudge Butter Cake

Fudge Butter CakeRecipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
A classic birthday cake, with a soft, tender yellow crumb and a luscious chocolaty frosting comes together in about 30 minutes after you've baked the layers and prepared the frosting. All you need are the candles.


Makes 1 (8-in.) cake, serving 16
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 391
Caloriesfromfat 41 %
Protein 4 g
Fat 18 g
Satfat 11 g
Carbohydrate 58 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Sodium 300 mg
Cholesterol 60 mg


Dollop about 1 tbsp. frosting onto the center of a cake stand (to hold cake in place). Place one cake layer on stand. Spread with about 3/4 cup frosting. Top with second layer. Starting with the top, then working down the sides, frost cake with remaining frosting.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.