Buttermilk Fudge Cake

  • Yield: 16 servings


4ounces chocolate
3cups sugar
1cup margarine
4-- eggs
2teaspoons soda
3cups flour
1 1/2cups buttermilk
2teaspoons vanilla


  1. Break chocolate in 1 cup boiling water.  Set aside to melt.  Cream sugar and margarine; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Stir chocolate mixture until smooth; add to egg mixture.  Sift soda with flour; add dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk to chocolate mixture.  Add vanilla; pour into 4 well-greased and floured 8-inch cake pans.  Bake at 350F for 35 minutes or until cake tests done.  Frost as desired.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Favorite Recipes Press’ The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking (2007).