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Easy Chocolate Cake With Fudge Frosting Recipe

Best Chocolate Cake with Fudge Frosting

Ingredients:

  • 2 c Flour
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 3/4 c Water
  • 3/4 c Buttermilk
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Vanilla
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 oz Unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled

Fudge Frosting

  • 2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c shortening
  • 3 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • 2/3 c milk
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 2 t vanilla

Description:

1. Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 3 pan, 3 8″ round pans or 2 9″ round pans. Beat all ingredients except fudge frosting in a large bowl on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly.

2. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes, scraping bowl constantly. Pour into pan(s). 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.

3. Cool completely. Frost. Mix all ingredients except vanilla in a 2 1/2 quart saucepan. Heat to a rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Boil 1 minute without stirring.

4. Place saucepan in a bowl of ice and water. Beat until frosting is smooth and of spreading consistency; add vanilla.

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