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Best Chocolate Cake with Fudge Frosting

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 3/4 c Buttermilk
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Sale
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 oz Unsweetened chocolate;
  • -Melted and cooled


2 c Sugar
1/2 c Shortening
3 oz Unsweetened chocolate
2/3 c Milk
1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Vanilla
1 Heat oven to 350F.

2. Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 3 pan, 3 8" round pans or 2 9" round pans.

3. Beat all ingredients except fudge frosting in a large bowl on low speed
for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes,
scraping bowl constantly. Pour into pan(s).

4. Bake for 40-45 minutes (rectangle pan) or 30-35 minutes (round pans), or
until wooden pick comes out clean. Cool rounds 10 min.; remove from pans.
Cool completely. Frost.

Fudge Frosting: Mix all ingredients except vanilla in a 2 1/2 quart
saucepan. Heat to a rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Boil 1 minute
without stirring. Place saucepan in a bowl of ice and water. Beat until
frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency; add vanilla.

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