Boston Fudge Cake (Mrs. Edwards)

There appear to be a large variety of recipes on the internet for Boston Fudge Cake. Some are very modern and do not use sour milk, some use sour cream, some use buttermilk. From what I can tell, a fudge cake is going to be more like a brownie, more dense than a standard chocolate cake, and some have a pudding center. Some are served with icing, some as a layer cake, and some without icing, but with a chocolate or caramel pecan sauce topping. They all sound wonderful!

Boston Fudge Cake

2 cups brown sugar

1/2 cup shortening

Cream thoroughly. Add yolks of 2 eggs. Beat well. Then add 2 squares of bitter chocolate (melted) 1/2 up of water. Dissolve 1 teas. soda in the water. 1/2 cup sour milk. 2 cups sifted flour. Last of all fold in the beaten egg whites. Bake in a slow oven.

2 thoughts on “Boston Fudge Cake (Mrs. Edwards)

    • Hi Tim – a slow oven is 300 degrees. You can search in the search box for “slow oven” and that will bring up a post with all the oven temperatures and their old style names. :-)


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