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One 8 Inch Fudge Cake Layer

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate square 1
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot water 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.
2) Grease a 8X1 1/2-inch layer cake pan and lightly dust it with flour.

MEDIUM
3) In a double broiler, melt the chocolate over hot water. Allow the chocolate to cool down.
4) Into a large bowl, sift together sugar, soda and salt. Mix in shortening and sour cream. Beat the mixture for 2 minutes using an electric mixer on MEDIUM.
5) Next, add in the egg, vanilla and melted chocolate along with 2 tablespoons of hot water. Beat the mixture for 2 more minutes.
6) Transfer the mixture into the baking pan.
7) Bake for about 35 minutes. Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes.
8) Transfer the cake onto a cooling rack and let cool down completely.

SERVING
9) Serve the One 8 Inch Fudge Cake Layer frosted with chocolate fudge syrup, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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