Chocolate cake is great. Brownies are great. But what happens when you put them together?
Magic. Pure magic.
And also your coworkers ask you if you’re trying to kill them.
Of course not. I need my guinea pigs. (Said with all of the affection in the world.)
The theme for this month’s Bundt Bakers is chocolate and I scrolled through some chocolate cake recipes, none of them really appealing to me and then I found a chocolate brownie cake. How in the world did I not know this existed before then? What could be better than a chocolate cake? Simple: a chocolate brownie cake.
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#BundtBakers: Chocolate Brownie Bundt
If you can’t decide whether you want brownies or chocolate cake, make this chocolate brownie bundt cake instead and have the best of both world’s!
- Prep Time: 10
- Cook Time: 55
- Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
- Yield: 12-16 slices 1x
- Category: Cake
- Method: Baking
For the Cake:
- 1 15.25 oz. box chocolate cake mix
- 1 17.6 box fudge brownie mix
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup oil
- ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
- ½ cup prepared coffee, cooled
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
For the Glaze:
- 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
- heaping ¼ cup cocoa powder
- 1 tbsp corn syrup
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 1–3 tbsp water
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a bundt pan with baking spray.
2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the chocolate cake mix, fudge brownie mix, eggs, water, oil, applesauce, coffee, and vanilla and mix until combined.
3. Pour into the prepared bundt pan and bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
4. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before inverting over a wire cooling rack to continue cooling.
5. Prepare the glaze by whisking all of the glaze ingredients except water together. Slowly add in the water until the mixture is a glaze consistency.
6. Line a large baking pan with foil and place the cake on the rack on top. Drizzle the glaze over the cake and allow to set for 10 minutes. (Discard the foil for easier clean up)
7. Transfer the cake to a plate to serve and slice.
Adapted from: Love Foodies
Keywords: bundt cake, chocolate, brownie,
If you’re looking for a very rich and decadent cake, this is totally the right cake for you. Or if you’re simply unable to decide whether you want to have chocolate cake or brownies, this cake solves that issue for you.
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