Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Brownie Fudge Cake

This recipe came from my aunt, Wanda Stone Olinger. It has been a favorite in our family for over 50 years, not to mention a favorite in the restaurant! The longer it sits, the better it is!

If you do not have buttermilk on hand make your own by adding 1 tblspoon of lemon juice or vinegar to the milk. Let sit and stir.

2 Cups Sugar
2 Cups Flour
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
2 Sticks Butter
1/4 Cup Cocoa
1 Cup Water
1/2 Cup Buttermilk
1 Teaspoon Soda
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
2 Eggs
-----chocolate Icing-----
1 Stick Butter
1/4 Cup Cocoa
6 Tablespoons Buttermilk
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
1 Box Powdered Sugar
1 Cup Pecans, chopped

Sift sugar,flour, baking soda & salt together. Mix in sauce pan butter, cocoa & water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Pour into sifted mixture, stir and add buttermilk, vanilla and eggs. Mix for one minute only. Pour into foil lined cookie sheet. Bake at 350 deg for 20 minutes, or until cake tests done.

***CHOCOLATE ICING*** Mix in sauce pan: butter, butter milk, cocoa. Bring to a boil. Add powdered sugar, stir well and add pecans and vanilla, stirring until smooth. Ice while cake is hot.

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