Fudgy Chocolate Slice

Fudgy Chocolate Slice

The first day of half term has been and gone and the kids are already eating me out of house and home! I needed to refill the cake tin quickly and these fudgy chocolate slices were perfect for the job.

The cake is made in a very unauthentic manner whereby you melt butter and cocoa on the hob with some boiling water then stir through the dry ingredients, an egg and some milk. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes then top with a fudgy frosting (also made using the melting method). It really does taste amazing and is so easy and quick to make.


| Serves: 16 Slices | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 25 Minutes | Total Time: 35 Minutes |


  • 110g Butter, cubed
  • 120ml Boiling Water
  • 3 level TBSP Cocoa Powder
  • 190g Caster Sugar
  • 130g Plain Flour
  • 1/2 TSP Bicarbonate of Soda
  • Egg, beaten
  • 60ml Milk
  • 1 TSP Vanilla Extract
  •  Frosting:
  • 100g Butter
  • 3 level TBSP Cocoa Powder
  • 200g Icing Sugar, sifted
  • 2 TBSP Milk


  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180c and line a 20cm square tin with baking paper.
  • Step 2: In a pan melt together the butter, cocoa and boiling water bring to a simmer then bubble for 30 seconds before taking off the heat. Add in the sugar, flour, bicarb and mix well. Add the egg, milk and vanilla extract then mix until smooth. Pour into tin and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Step 3: Whilst the cake is cooling make the frosting by melting the butter and cocoa together and once reached a light bubble time 30 seconds. Take off the heat and stir in the icing sugar and milk. Spread onto the cooled cake and decorate with buttons.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 26th May 2014 |


  1. Great recipe! Sooo chocolatey :D

    We've linked to this post in our The Best in Food Blogging This Week post over on our website, if you want to check it out here's the direct link https://www.corrchilled.co.uk/index.php?route=pavblog/blog&id=61 :)


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