Thursday, June 16, 2011

Fudge Cake

Hanukkah dessert takes on star


1/4    - cup shortening
4       - (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1/4    - cup milk
2       - cups sugar
2       - large eggs, lightly beaten
1       - teaspoon vanilla extract
2       - cups all-purpose flour
2       - teaspoons baking powder
1/4    - teaspoon baking soda
1/4    - teaspoon salt
2       - (8-ounce) cartons sour cream

Garnish: sifted powdered


Step 1
- Place shortening and chocolate in a 2-quart glass bowl, microwave at medium (50% power) 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Stir in milk and next 3 ingredients, set aside

Step 2
- Combine flour and next 3 ingredients. Stir half of flour mixture and 1 carton sour cream into chocolate mixture. Repeat procedure.

Step 3
- Spoon batter into a greased and floured 11-inch star-shaped pan or 10-inch round cakepan.

Step 4
- Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, cover with aluminium foil to prevent excessive browning, Bake 20 additional minutes. Cool cake in pan on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes, remove cake from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.

Garnish: if desired.

Yield: one 10-inch cake


  1. Fudge cake? WOW! My hubs would loooove this. Thank you for sharing.

  2. Looks delicious and RICH!

  3. That looks SO good! Fudge + Cake = Heaven

  4. I bet the sour cream made this cake so fluffy!

  5. Gorgeous, fudgy, and wonderful!!! Love your cake~

  6. I love fudgy cake - this looks delicious!

  7. Wow! That looks so rich and moist and just absolutely mouth-watering!! Mmm...I would love this with a glass of milk! :)

  8. How wonderfully decadent!



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