Buttermilk Fudge Cake

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Lisa Meehan

By
@LisaMeehan

This is one of my all-time favorites. An older lady at church made this a lot, and I finally persuaded her to share the recipe with me.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12 - 15
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    oil
  • 2
    eggs, unbeaten
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 5 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1 box
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    evaporated milk

How to Make Buttermilk Fudge Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Add soda to buttermilk and vanilla.
  2. Put the cocoa in the hot water and set aside until last.
  3. Mix the first six ingredients together.
  4. Add the buttermilk mixture to the first six ingredients.
  5. Add the cocoa and hot water mixture.
  6. Bake in a greased and floured 9x13 pan for 30 to 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool in pan.
  7. Mix the margarine, light brown sugar, and canned milk in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and beat until creamy. (I poured the hot frosting into a cool bowl and placed it into a larger bowl containing cool water and ice to cool the frosting down faster.) Frost cake.

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About Buttermilk Fudge Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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