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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

2 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
4 oz. butter, softened
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 C powdered sugar

Mix cake batter and pour 1/2 into 9 x 13 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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