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Chocolate Pound Cake with Real Fudge Icing

Chocolate Pound Cake with Real Fudge Icing
Chocolate Pound Cake with Real Fudge Icing

Chocolate Pound Cake with Real Fudge Icing

Ingredients

Elizabeth Langley, Chambers County

½ lb. butter or margarine

½ cup shortening

3 cups sugar

3 cups cake flour

5 eggs

¼ tsp. baking powder

½ cup cocoa

1 tsp. vanilla

1 ¼ cups sweet milk

 

Real fudge icing:

2 cups sugar

¼ tsp. salt

½ cup shortening

¼ cup cocoa

2/3 cup sweet milk

Preparation

Cream butter, shortening, and sugar.  Sift dry ingredients together.  Add dry ingredients and milk alternately about 1 to 3 times beating constantly.  Add eggs 1 at a time.  Add vanilla and pour batter into greased and floured tube pan.  Bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes at 300 degrees. 

 

Real fudge icing:

Mix all ingredients together, except vanilla.  Boil rapidly for exactly 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat and add vanilla.  Pour into mixer and beat exactly 5 minutes.  Frost cooled chocolate pound cake.