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Kids Will Love This Fudgilicious Tunnel Cake Recipe

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Kids Will Love This Fudgilicious Tunnel Cake Recipe

Everyone, especially kids, will love this tunnel cake recipe. After all, who doesn't love chocolate? If you need a great idea for a birthday cake, or just a dessert for your family, this is the way to go. Everyone will certainly be asking for seconds!

A tunnel cake may sound complicated, but it actually isn't any more difficult than a regular cake. The important thing is to make sure your pan is greased and floured sufficiently. Otherwise, your cake won't tip out properly and it could crumble.

Can You Make This Recipe With Kids?

Given that kids are going to be big fans of this recipe, you may be wondering whether you can bake it with them. The answer is a resounding yes! Baking with kids is always a fun idea, provided they're old enough to handle themselves in the kitchen.

Make sure to give each child their own, age-appropriate task to do. It's okay to challenge them, but don't give them anything too complicated. Baking is supposed to be fun, not a bundle of never-ending stress! You want laughter and smiles, not frustrated tears.

Enforcing kitchen safety rules with kids is a must. Even if you've gone over them a dozen times before, always give a refresher. By drilling safety into your kids' heads, you'll significantly reduce the risk for accidents. They may start to roll their eyes at you after a while, but it's better than a trip to the emergency room!

Whenever you bake with kids, it's a good idea to take your time. Kids are more prone to mistakes, so be patient with them. If they make an error, calmly explain what they did wrong rather than getting mad at them. Getting angry at them for genuine mistakes will only make them disinterested in cooking with you again.

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Fudgilicious Tunnel Cake

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  • Author: Moms Who Think




1 3/4 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups butter, softened
6 eggs
2 cups powdered sugar
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 cups chopped walnuts

Chocolate Glaze Topping

3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
4 to 6 teaspoons milk


1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan.

2. In large bowl, combine sugar and butter; beat until light and fluffy.

3. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar; blend well.

4. With a wooden spoon, stir in flour and remaining cake ingredients until well blended. Spoon batter into greased and floured pan; spread evenly.

5. Bake at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes or until top is set and edges are beginning to pull away from sides of pan.

6.  Cool upright in pan on wire rack for one hour. Invert onto serving plate; cool at least 1 ½ more hours.

7. In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired consistency. Drizzle over top of cake and down sides.

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