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Feathery Fudge Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Feathery Fudge Cake, by , is from The Haire Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Z. Haire
Added: Sunday, May 6, 2007


2 1/2 (1 oz) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
2/3 C soft butter or margarine
1 3/4 C sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C sifted cake flour
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/4 C ice water

Cream together butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla till fluffy. Beat 5 minutes at high speed. Blend in cooled chocolate.

Sift in flour, soda and salt and add to creamed mixture alternately with ice water beating well after each addition.

Bake in 2 paper lined pans in 350 oven for 30-35 minutes.

Frost cooled cake with chocolate satin frosting.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A favorite for birthdays in the Haire household, the tradition continues especially with Barbara Stewart's family. Originally from Better Homes and Gardens.

Very NUM! ~John

This cake is requested by all of the Stewart household members on their birthday! ~Jeff




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