Friday, November 18, 2011

Fudge Pound Cake

Note:  Pound cakes are delicious, but this fudge pound cake is so good you might not want to share with your family.  

Fudge Pound Cake

1/2 lb. butter
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
3 cups sugar
5 eggs
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup milk
1 T. vanilla

Fudge Icing:
1/4 cup butter
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 lb. powdered sugar
1 T. vanilla
Pet milk

Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Sift dry ingredients and add alternately with milk. Add vanilla. Bake in a greased and floured tube pan at 275 degrees for 1 hour then at 300 degrees for 1 hour. Ice with Fudge Icing (recipe below).

Fudge Icing: Melt butter and chocolate. Add to sugar and vanilla. Add milk to desired consistency. Beat well.    Pour over cake.

1 comment:

The Japanese Redneck said...

My husbands bigger than I am, he'd get it if he wanted some!

Sounds good.