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Brown Sugar Fudge Cake

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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 , melted
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Chocolate frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Creamy)
  Semi-sweet chocolate 2 Tablespoon, grated

Cream shortening, gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add chocolate, beat well.
Combine flour, soda, and salt, add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix just until blended after each addition.
Stir in vanilla.
Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 8-inch round cakepans.
Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pans 10 minutes, remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks.
Spread Creamy Chocolate Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6015 Calories from Fat 1971

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 224 g344.8%

Saturated Fat 73.1 g365.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 3317.5 mg138.2%

Total Carbohydrates 974 g324.5%

Dietary Fiber 49.3 g197.2%

Sugars 653.4 g

Protein 87 g174.8%

Vitamin A 14.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 78.4% Iron 121.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brown Sugar Fudge Cake Recipe