As much as I enjoy baking, it's not often that I make decadent dessert cakes because, in the first place, I am much more of a savory girl, and secondly, a whole cake is too much for my husband and I to finish up, though I imagine my husband could probably polish off most of it — not that he should of course, but left to his own devices he would probably enjoy some for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
This easy chocolate cake is, however, an ideal choice for special occasions and gatherings. The recent occasion of Father's Day was the perfect opportunity to serve up this rich and moist bundt cake that practically melts in your mouth. It has been too many years since I have been home for Father's Day, and I wanted to treat my own special dad. What better way to express your love and appreciation than to create something in the kitchen with your own two hands?
Chocolate fans take note: rich and moist, almost fudge-like in texture, this cake is so rich you really only need a small piece, meaning there is lots to go around and plenty left for the next day too. Needless to say, this cake was well received and those present for the occasion had to exercise great restraint to stop at only one piece after a satisfying dinner. In my opinion, the temptation to eat a large portion is the only drawback here.
Even novice bakers will have success with this straightforward cake made with staple ingredients you will likely have on hand, and no special equipment is needed. It takes very little time to mix up, and after baking and cooling, all is needed is a simple glistening chocolate glaze for a final decadent touch. As you can see from the photos, I was quite generous with the glaze. It was Father's Day after all.
|Rich Chocolate Bundt Cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Glaze|
|Recipe by Lisa Turner|
Published on June 21, 2014
Simple, rich, moist and almost fudge-like chocolate bundt cake with a delicious bittersweet chocolate glaze
Other cakes from Lisa's Kitchen you are sure to enjoy:
Guinness Gingerbread Cake
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Glaze
Blueberry Ricotta Cheesecake
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake
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