Tunnel of Fudge

RatingDifficultyBeginner

The chocaholic's dream with a soft fudgey tunnel in the centre – from the 1960s and still so popular!

Nordic Ware Tunnel of Fudge Recipe

Yields14 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins

 1 ¾ cups unsalted butter, softened
 1 ¾ cups sugar
 6 eggs
 2 cups confectioner's sugar
 2 ¼ cups plain flour
 ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
 2 cups walnuts, chopped
Glaze
 ¾ cup confectioner's sugar
 ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
 2 tsp milk
Bakeware

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and flour the 10-12 cup Bundt pan. Set aside.

2

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition.

3

Gradually add confectioner's sugar, mixing well. Stir in flour, cocoa, and chopped walnuts by hand, until well blended.

4

Spoon batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.

Baking
5

Bake for 60-64 minutes Since the cake has a soft tunnel of fudge, ordinary doneness test cannot be used - accurate oven temperature and baking time are crucial.

6

Allow to cool in the pan for 60 minutes on a wire rack. Invert the cake onto a cake plate and cool completely.

Glaze
7

In a small bowl, combine confectioner's sugar, cocoa and milk, mixing until smooth. Thin with more milk if needed.

8

Spoon over top of the cake, allowing to run over the sides. Serve.

Category

Ingredients

 1 ¾ cups unsalted butter, softened
 1 ¾ cups sugar
 6 eggs
 2 cups confectioner's sugar
 2 ¼ cups plain flour
 ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
 2 cups walnuts, chopped
Glaze
 ¾ cup confectioner's sugar
 ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
 2 tsp milk
Bakeware

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease and flour the 10-12 cup Bundt pan. Set aside.

2

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition.

3

Gradually add confectioner's sugar, mixing well. Stir in flour, cocoa, and chopped walnuts by hand, until well blended.

4

Spoon batter into prepared pan and spread evenly.

Baking
5

Bake for 60-64 minutes Since the cake has a soft tunnel of fudge, ordinary doneness test cannot be used - accurate oven temperature and baking time are crucial.

6

Allow to cool in the pan for 60 minutes on a wire rack. Invert the cake onto a cake plate and cool completely.

Glaze
7

In a small bowl, combine confectioner's sugar, cocoa and milk, mixing until smooth. Thin with more milk if needed.

8

Spoon over top of the cake, allowing to run over the sides. Serve.

Tunnel of Fudge
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