Fudge Bar Cake

2 squares chocolate

1/2 c boiling water

1 c cake flour

1 c sugar

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp soda

1/4 c shortening

1/4 c sour milk (or 1/4 c milk + 1/2 Tbs vinegar)

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 egg


1. Cut up chocolate square into chunks. Pour water over chocolate. Cool.

2. Sift flour, sugar, salt, and soda. Add it a little at a time to the chocolate and mix well.

3. Add shortening and beat well. Add milk, vanilla, and egg. Mix well.

4. Bake 350 for 25-30 minutes in an 8x8 pan.


Chocolate Frosting

1 square chocolate

1 c sugar

1/3 c milk

1/4 c shortening

1/4 tsp salt


1. Bring to a boil, stirring. Boil 1 minute and add 1 tsp vanilla. Beat until thick.

Double recipe for a full cake.