Chocolate Cake With Fudge Frosting
Unsweetened Baking Chocolate,
Melted And Cooled
Fudge frosting (see below)
1. Heat oven to 350F.
2. Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 3 pan, 3 8" round pans or 2 9" round pans.
3. Beat all ingredients except fudge frosting in a large bowl on low
for 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed for 3
scraping bowl constantly. Pour into pan(s).
4. Bake for 40-45 minutes (rectangle pan) or 30-35 minutes (round
or until wooden pick comes out clean. Cool rounds 10 min.; remove from
pans. Cool completely. Frost.
2 c sugar 1/2 c shortening
3 oz unsweetened chocolate 2/3 c milk
1/2 t salt 2 t vanilla
Mix all ingredients except vanilla in a 2 1/2 quart saucepan. Heat to a
rolling boil, stirring occasionally. Boil 1 minute without stirring. Place
saucepan in a bowl of ice and water. Beat until frosting is smooth and of
spreading consistency; add vanilla.