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Outrageous Chocolate Cranberry Fudge Cake

Outrageous Chocolate Cranberry Fudge Cake made with chocolate chips, cranberry sauce, and other delicious goodies!


For cake:

  • 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup Ocean Spray® Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

For glaze:

  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce


Make cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Line an 8-inch round cake pan with foil. Coat foil with cooking spray.
  2. Dust pan with flour, tap to remove excess.
  3. Microwave 2/3 cup chocolate chips, butter and unsweetened chocolate in large microwave-safe bowl on High for 1 minute. Stir until smooth.
  4. Microwave for 30 more seconds if necessary to melt chocolate.
  5. Add cranberry sauce and sugar; mix well. Add eggs, vanilla, flour and baking powder mix well.
  6. Pour batter in prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 40 minutes or until center is set and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan 30 minutes.
  8. Refrigerate 1 hour or until cold.

Make glaze:

  1. Microwave cream and chocolate chips together in medium microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute on High.
  2. Stir until smooth. Microwave for 30 more seconds if necessary to melt chocolate.
  3. Add cranberry sauce; mix well.
  4. Turn cake out onto serving plate; remove foil.
  5. Spread glaze over top allowing some to drip down sides of cake.
  6. Chill 1 hour or until glaze is firm. Can be made a day ahead of time. Store at room temperature.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 43 minutes Servings: 10 servings

Recipes and Photo Courtesy of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Used with permission.

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