Violet's Fudge Cake

Violet's Fudge Cake

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Lori Brown


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.


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20 Min
35 Min


  • 2 c
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 large
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    sour milk
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour

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

How to Make Violet's Fudge Cake


  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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