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1521 Cake aka Fudge Ribbon Cake Recipe

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This recipe for 1521 Cake aka Fudge Ribbon Cake, by , is from The Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Davida Salamon
Added: Tuesday, January 8, 2008


1/4 lb. butter
2 cups sugar/
2 eggs/
1 &1/3 cup milk/
1 tea. vanilla/
2 cups flour/
1/2 tea. baking soda/
1 tea. baking powder/
1 tea. salt/
4 squares melted unsweetened chocolate

8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
2 Tbl. butter/
1/4 cup sugar/
1 Tbl. cornstarch/
1 beaten egg/
3 Tbl milk/
1/2 tea. vanilla

FROSTING;Melt 2 squares of unsweetented chocolate
add 4 oz. soft butter
1/3 cup milk
1 tea. vanilla
1 &1/2 cups powdered sugar

Mix cake batter and pour 1/2 into 9x13 baking pan/
Spread with the ribbon mixture and carefully spread with the remaining batter.
(you may need to add a bit of milk to thin out the second half of the batter so that it spreads evenly)

Bake 350 for 1 hour or until toothpick comes out dry.

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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This receipe was in the first bag of flour I bought as a bride in 1956.
It seems to have held up well and has been renamed each time we've moved !
Its always dessert for the first meal in each new place we've lived and always makes it feel like home.




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