Rating: 4 stars
43 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3

Our family's favorite chocolate cake! Especially when you add the fudge frosting!

Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
1 9 x 13 inch pan
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring to a boil the 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup shortening, water and 1/4 cup cocoa. Remove from heat and add flour, sugar, 1/2 cup milk and vinegar. Mix well. Then add: eggs, baking soda and 1 teaspoon vanilla.

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  • Mix well until lumps are gone. Pour into greased 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

  • To Make Fudge Frosting: Combine in saucepan , 6 tablespoon butter or oleo, 4 tablespoons milk and cocoa. Bring to rolling boil. Remove from heat and add 3 cups confectioners' sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth. Spread on cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts

367 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 55.4g; fat 15.8g; cholesterol 45.2mg; sodium 146.4mg. Full Nutrition
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