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Tunnel of Fudge Cake Recipe

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

Sandi Shaw
Added: Friday, June 1, 2007


1 1/2 cups milk
1 (3 1/2 ounce) package chocolate pudding (not instant)
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/3 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco)
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 cup milk
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups walnuts, chopped
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
4-6 teaspoons milk

Cook pudding mix and milk in med pan until it boils.
Stir in choc chips until melted.
Set aside.
Heat oven to 350*.
Grease and flour bundt pan.
Cream sugar, butter, and shortning until fluffy.
Beat in eggs and vanilla.
Add flour, milk, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
Beat on low speed 3 minutes.
Stir in walnuts.
Pour half into pan.
Spoon filling over the middle of of batter.
Spoon remaining batter over this.
Bake for about 55 min, until cake springs bake when touched lightly.
Cool 1 hour.
Remove from pan and set aside until completely cooled.
----------------------Glaze----- .
Mix sugar, cocoa, and enough milk to thin for glazing.
Spoon over cooled cake, allow it to run down the sides.

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1 1/2 hours
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