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

  • 1Add soda to buttermilk and vanilla.
  • 2Put the cocoa in the hot water and set aside until last.
  • 3Mix the first six ingredients together.
  • 4Add the buttermilk mixture to the first six ingredients.
  • 5Add the cocoa and hot water mixture.
  • 6Bake in a greased and floured 9x13 pan for 30 to 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool in pan.
  • 7Mix 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