Sunday, November 20, 2011
Chocolate Fudge Cake!!!!
Now what is Sweet Potato Pie with out the added bonus
of Chocolate(Fudge)Cake?! We definitely had to have
these two when my Mother and Aunt cooked during
the Holidays! Want to try this recipe? Here you go!:
Chocolate Fudge Cake
2 1/4 c c&h brown sugar,packed
1 c dairy sour cream
1/2 c crisco shortening
1 1/2 t vanilla
3 ea eggs
2 1/4 c softasilk cake flour
3 pk premelted chocolate (or
2 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 c water,Boiling
1/2 c butter
4 pk premelted chocolate (or
4 c c&h powdered sugar
1/2 c milk
1 t vanilla
Preheat oven to 350.
Beat C&H brown sugar, sour cream shortening, vanilla, premelted chocolate, and eggs
in a large mixer bowl on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed for 5 minutes.
Beat in flour, baking soda and salt on low speed; beat in boiling water slowly. Pour into
3 greased and floured (or wax paper lined) round pans, 8" x 1 1/2". Bake at 350 until
wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, approximately 30 to 35 minutes. Cool
for 10 minutes on rack. Remove from pans. Cool cakes completely. Fill and frost
Chocolate Frosting: Heat butter and chocolate in saucepan, over low heat, until melted.
Remove from heat. Stir in sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Place pan of
frosting in bowl of ice water. Beat until mixture mounds slightly. Do not overbeat.
Remove pan from ice water. Beat until of spreading consistency.