Violet's Fudge Cake

Violet's Fudge Cake Recipe

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Lori Brown

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This recipe comes from my grandmother's niece (Violet) and was handed down to my mother. Violet was a great cook, so I would imagine this cake is wonderful.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa
  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    sour milk
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • PECAN FUDGE FROSTING

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 3 Tbsp
    cocoa
  • 5 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1
    box powdered sugar plus 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla

How to Make Violet's Fudge Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine ingredients and add 1 cup boiling water last. Mix well. grease and flour 2 9 inch cake pans, bake at 350 degrees 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool completely on wire racks.
  2. For the frosting; In a saucepan add the butter, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil for 1 minute then add; powder sugar mixture and vanilla; stir until smooth and creamy.

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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