Tunnel of Fudge Cake III

Tunnel of Fudge Cake III

"If you like chocolate, you'll love this chocolate cake made with fudge frosting mix and walnuts."
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servings 692 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 692 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 45.2 g
  • 70%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.1g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 8.9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 154 mg
  • 51%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 or 10 inch bundt pan.
  2. Cream butter or margarine in a large bowl with an electric mixer on high speed. Add eggs one at a time. Gradually beat in sugar and continue creaming until light and fluffy.
  3. By hand, stir in the flour, fudge frosting, and walnuts until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 60 to 65 minutes. Cool in pan for 2 hours then remove and continue to cool if needed. Drizzle with icing or confectioner's sugar.


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I remember this version of the tunnel of fudge cake recipe from years ago. It is fabulous and was the winner of the Pillsbury twenty five thousand dollar bake off back in the late sixtys or earl...

This is hands down the best chocolate cake ever! Mom used to make a version very close to this for decades. Since she passed and I can't find her recipe book this is the next best thing. Thanks!

You do have to use a dry mix (not canned frosting) with this exact recipe, and you can't scrimp on the nuts, I understand. To be truthful, I haven't actually made this yet, but there is no othe...

When I made this, I left out the walnuts and lessened the sugar to a little under 1 cup. For the frosting, I used a dark chocolate frosting, so I thought it'd be sting enough. I'm not sure what ...

I tried this recipe again and added 1/2 package of chocolate instant pudding. I also reduced the heat by 25 degrees because I have a Bundt pan with a dark lining. The first cake I made was rea...

I did use canned frosting as a "package" of frosting was no where to be found. Not sure if the fudge part that settled to the bottom was supposed to be the tunnel. This wasn't that fudgey or cho...

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