Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

Ingredients

2 cups sifted cake flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 squares unsweetened chocolate
2/3 cup water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup butter, softened

Preparation

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1. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt onto wax paper; set aside.
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2. Cook chocolate, water and 1/4 cup sugar in a saucepan, stirring constantly over low heat until thick and smooth. Transfer to bowl; chill over ice water, stirring often. Add vanilla.
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3. Beat butter and remaining sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add chilled chocolate mixture; blend.
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4. Add sifted ingredients alternately with buttermilk, beating well after each addition, until smooth. Pour into 2 greased and floured 8" round layer cake pans.
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5. Bake in preheated moderate oven, 350 degrees, for 35 minutes, or until centers spring back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
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6. Remove from pans; cool on wire rack. Split in half. Fill and frost with Chocolate Fudge Filling. Decorate with walnuts, if you wish.
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CHOCOLATE FUDGE FILLING: Combine 6 squares semi-sweet chocolate and 3 tablespoons butter in small saucepan. Place over very low heat just until melted. Transfer to bowl; beat in 7 tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla until blended. Gradually beat in 3 cups sifted 10X sugar until smooth and spreadable.

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Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

Monday, November 30, 2009 - 11:39pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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