Fudge Cake

Kathy Sterling


This has to be my families favorite dessert. It has the consistency of a thick brownie with fudge on top. It has a lot of ingredients, but is really simple to make and worth the effort. Enjoy!


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30 Min
30 Min


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2 c
unbleached white flour
2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
unsalted butter
4 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 c
1/2 c
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
1/2 c
butter, unsalted
4 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp
1/3 c
1 lb
10x powdered sugar
1 c
chopped pecans, optional

How to Make Fudge Cake


  • 11 In a large mixing bowl, mix flour and sugar.
  • 2In a large sauce pan, melt butter, shortening, water and cocoa. Bring to a rapid boil.
  • 3Pour hot mixture over flour and sugar,
  • 4Mix in eggs, baking soday, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.
  • 5Pour cake mixture in a 9 x 13 greased baking pan.
  • 6Bake at 400 degrees until cake is done, about 15-20 minutes.
  • 7Start making fudge icing for the cake about 10 minutes before cake is cooked.
  • 8In a separate sauce pan, heat oleio, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil.
  • 9Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and pecans. Pour icing over hot cake as soon as it is removed from oven. Spread evenly
  • 10Cool cake compeletely before serving.

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About Fudge Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern

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