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Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Edwards

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Chocolate Fudge Cake


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 1/4 cups cake flower
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup sour cream
1 cup boiling water

Directions:
Directions:
1. Melt chocolate in small bowl over hot, not boiling, water; cool.
2. Grease and flower two 9x13 1/2-inch layer cake pan; tap out excess flour.
3. Sift flour, baking soda and salt onto wax paper.
4. Beat butter until soft in large bowl. Add brown sugar and eggs; beat with mixer at high speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and cooled melted chocolate.
5. Stir in dry ingredients alternately with sour cream, beating well with a wooden spoon after each addition until batter is smooth. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Pour at once into prepared pans.
6. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched with fingertip.
7. Cool layers in pans on wire rack, 10 minutes, loosen around edges with a small knife or spatula, turn out onto wire rack; cool completely.
7. Add chocolate frosting (see chocolate fudge frosting recipe) and layer
 

Chocolate Fudge Frosting


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 package (1 lb) 10x confectionary sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine chocolate and butter in small heavy saucepan. Cover on low heat just until melted, Remove from heat.
2. Combine sugar, milk and vanilla in medium size bowl; stir until smooth; add chocolate mixture.
3. Set bowl in pan of ice water, beat with wooden spoon until frosting is thick enough to spread and hold its shape.

 

 

 

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