Monday, July 17, 2017
Chocolate Fudge Cake
Chocolate Fudge Cake for the cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 sticks butter 1 cup water 5 Tablespoons cocoa powder 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla Mix flour and sugar in a large bowl. In a medium saucepan, combine butter, water, and cocoa over medium heat. Bring mixture to a boil and pour over the flour/sugar mixture. Mix well. Add eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, and vanilla. Pour into a well-greased 9×13 pan, and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. For the fudge icing 1 stick butter 4 Tablespoons milk 4 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chopped pecans In a medium saucepan, combine butter, milk, and cocoa and bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, stirring well with a whisk or wooden spoon until the sugar melts and the mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla and pecans, then pour over hot cake.