Thursday, October 12, 2006

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Marshmallow Icing!

Trust a bitch…this cake is a party in your mouth!

Chocolate Fudge Cake
1/4 c. vegetable shortening
1 stick butter
1 c. water
4 tbsp. cocoa
Dash of salt
2 c. sugar
1 c. plain flour
1 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. buttermilk

Put shortening, butter, water, cocoa, and salt in saucepan. Bring to boil. Remove from heat and stir in sugar and flour. Add buttermilk to which baking soda has been added. Stir in beaten eggs and vanilla. Batter will be very thin. Bake in greased and floured 9 x 13 x 2 inch pan at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until cake leaves sides of pan. Let sit for 6 hours before serving.

Marshmallow Icing
2 egg whites
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/3 cup cold water
1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup miniature marshmallows

Put egg whites, sugar, water and syrup in top of double boiler. Beat until mixed well. Place over rapidly boiling water. Beat constantly with electric beater while it cooks for 7 minutes or until it will stand in peaks when beater is raised. Remove from heat.

Stir in marshmallows and vanilla. Beat until they melt.

Top the cooled off cake and serve.

Warning – This cake is so good individuals may jump up and slap somebody!

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