Fudge Cake

1
Kathy Sterling

By
@Kster2033

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

How to Make Fudge Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. 1 In a large mixing bowl, mix flour and sugar.
  2. In a large sauce pan, melt butter, shortening, water and cocoa. Bring to a rapid boil.
  3. Pour hot mixture over flour and sugar,
  4. Mix in eggs, baking soday, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat well with a large spoon until all ingredients are combined.
  5. Pour cake mixture in a 9 x 13 greased baking pan.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees until cake is done, about 15-20 minutes.
  7. Start making fudge icing for the cake about 10 minutes before cake is cooked.
  8. In a separate sauce pan, heat oleio, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil.
  9. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar and pecans. Pour icing over hot cake as soon as it is removed from oven. Spread evenly
  10. Cool cake compeletely before serving.

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About Fudge Cake

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



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