Ellen Wells's Fudge Cake


1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
1 pound brown sugar
2 eggs
3 squares (1 ounce each) bitter chocolate, melted
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups cake flour or 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Chock Full of Chocolate Frosting (recipe below)


Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in melted chocolate. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with milk and vanilla mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 9-inch pans. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 40 minutes, until cake tests done. When cake is cool, frost with icing.

Chock Full of Chocolate Frosting


Makes 8 to 10 slices.


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