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New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake

New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake, New York Fudge Cake

This incredible New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake is moist, rich, and the perfect potluck cake!

When you take a bite of this decadent New York fudge cake, you will realize you are in love. Its heavenly flavors make this the best cake recipe ever! Moist cake with chocolate ganache and a vanilla frosting that has plenty of chocolate chips and chopped pecans is going to rock your world. 

New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake

If you want something to impress even the most challenging people, this fudge cake is perfection! It will please even the most difficult taste testers. We make this recipe for the holidays every year. It’s sweet and the perfect way to finish a meal. The last time we went to a dinner party at one of our dear friends’ home, we knew that one of them was super picky.

I was in the mood for a challenge, so it was my mission to make something that they would like!

New York Fudge Cake, Fudge Cake

So I headed into the kitchen and got to work making this New York cake. When we showed up at their house, I was eagerly waiting for dessert. They both took one bite and moaned because it was so good. Challenge was accepted and complete!

Next time you need something insanely rich and impressive, make this New York super fudge chunk cake. It’s a treat that everyone loves. 

Vanilla Frosting Recipe 

To make this New York Fudge Cake, you will need some fantastic vanilla frosting too. It’s made with a combination of softened butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, heavy whipping cream, chopped pecans, and mini chocolate chips.

Honestly, this vanilla frosting recipe takes this cake to a whole new level of fantastic! I can’t wait for you to try it because you will want to eat it with a spoon. I am not even kidding!

Storing Cake Recommendations 

Wrap the cake up in plastic wrap or tin foil. Put the wrapped cake in a food storage container. Make sure it’s airtight. Then place it in the fridge for up to 4 days. Enjoy it chilled for best results. 

Does This Cake Freeze Well

Yes, this cake does freeze pretty well. After it has cooled, you can wrap it up and put it in a freezer-safe container. The New York super fudge chunk cake will last up to 3 months in the freezer. Thaw the New York fudge cake in the refrigerator before serving.

Fudge Cake, new york style cake

Topping Ideas 

You can top this cake with anything you like. Here are a few ideas we love trying. 

  • Chopped candy bars. Heath, Snickers, Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, or anything else you like. 
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Caramel
  • Crushed Pecans
  • Crushed Walnuts
  • Chocolate Chips
  • White Chocolate

Ingredients

Overall the ingredients for this New York super fudge chunk cake are pretty easy to work with. There are three different portions of the cake. The actual cake, chocolate ganache, and vanilla frosting. Each one has it’s a role in this incredible New York cake. Let’s take a look at what you will be needing. 

  • 2 box triple chocolate cake mix
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 1/2 C water
  • 1 C Canola oil
  • 1 C chopped Walnuts
  • 1 9×13 baking pan
  • Pam baking spray

Chocolate Ganache

  • 2 C Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 C Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 mini angled spatula
  • 1 squeeze bottle

Vanilla frosting

  • 1 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 ½ C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3-5 tbsp Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 C chopped Pecans
  • 1 C Mini chocolate chips

How to Make New York Style Cake

I can’t wait for you to make your first New York-style cake so you can bite into it. I know that you are going to love all the sweet goodness and the texture of the cake. Take a look at these easy to follow step by step directions to make a New York cake. 

Step 1: Heat up the oven to 350 degrees F. Then spray the baking dish with the nonstick baking spray and set aside.

Step 2:  Take a standing mixer or hand mixer and beat together the cake mix, eggs, oil, and water until combined. 

Step 3:  Gently, fold in the chopped walnuts.

Step 4:  Pour the cake batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for about 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Step 5: Allow the New York cake to cool completely.

How to Make Chocolate Ganache 

Step 1:  While the cake is cooling, place the chocolate chips into a heat-safe bowl.

Step 2: Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream over the stove until it starts to slow simmer.

Step 3: Pour the heavy whipping cream over the chocolate chips and allow to sit for 1 minute.

Step 4:  Take a whisk and whisk the ganache until smooth and creamy.

Step 5: Scoop ½ C of the ganache into the squeeze bottle.

Directions to top the cake

Step 1: If you notice that the cake baked a dome on top of the middle of the cake, remove it with a serrated knife to make the sheet cake even.

Step 2: Pour the ganache over the cake and smooth evenly with the angled spatula.

Step 3: Place the cake into the fridge and allow it to harden for 15-20 minutes.

Vanilla frosting Directions

Step 1: Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff with peaks.

Step 2: Scoop the frosting onto the top of the cake and smooth evenly.

Step 3: Using the ganache in the bottle, drizzle all over the top of the cake.

Step 4: Sprinkle the chopped pecans and mini chocolate chips on top.

Enjoy!

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New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake

New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake

New York Super Fudge Chunk Sheet Cake

Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

New York Super Fudge Chunk Cake is a decadent chunk cake that is topped with chocolate ganache and a vanilla frosting. Whip up this fudge cake for dessert tonight.

Ingredients

  • Makes 1 9x13 sheet cake
  • 2 box triple chocolate cake mix
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 1/2 C water
  • 1 C Canola oil
  • 1 C chopped Walnuts
  • 1 9x13 baking pan
  • Pam baking spray

Chocolate Ganache

  • 2 C Semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 C Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 mini angled spatula
  • 1 squeeze bottle

Vanilla frosting

  • 1 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 ½ C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3-5 tbsp Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 C chopped Pecans
  • 1 C Mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray your baking dish with the pam baking spray, set aside
  2. Using a standing mixer or hand mixer, beat together until combined the cake mix, eggs, oil and water
  3. Fold in the chopped walnuts
  4. Pour batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for about 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  5. Allow to cool completely

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  1. Place the chocolate chips into a heat safe bowl
  2. Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream over the stove until it starts to slow simmer
  3. Pour the heavy whipping cream over the chocolate chips and allow to sit for 1 minute
  4. Using a whisk, whisk the ganache until smooth and creamy
  5. Scoop ½ C into the squeeze bottle

Directions to top the cake

  1. If the cake baked a dome on top of the middle of the cake, remove it with a serrated knife to make the sheet cake even
  2. Pour the ganache over the cake and smooth evenly with the angled spatula
  3. Place into the fridge and allow to harden for 15-5utes

Vanilla frosting Directions

  1. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff with peaks
  2. Scoop the frosting onto the top of of the cake and smooth evenly
  3. Using the ganache in the bottle, drizzle all over the top of the cake
  4. Sprinkle the chopped pecans and mini chocolate chips on top
  5. Cut and serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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Okay, you already know how much I love cake!!  Now I am going to share a few other cake recipes that you are bound to love too. Let’s take a look:

Dark Chocolate Blackout Cake – Talk about INCREDIBLE! You can’t go wrong with this layered beauty.

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Decadent Eggless Chocolate Cake – Another chocolate experience in every bite! I am certain you are going to be in love when you taste it.

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Decadent Chocolate Fudge Cake – If you are addicted to chocolate and cake, this cake will make your dreams come true. It’s heavenly!

Three Layer Hot Chocolate Cake – You can eat this cake any time of the year, but I especially love it in the winter months. So yummy!

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