Recipe: Fudge Cake

  • ¼ cup shortening ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar 1½ cups flour
  • 1 square chocolate 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg well beaten ¼ teaspoon salt

Cream shortening, add sugar, and beat well; add chocolate melted and egg; beat again; add milk; add flour, baking powder, and salt sifted together; beat for two minutes. Pour into two greased layer-CAKE pans, and bake in a moderate oven about eighteen minutes. Fill, and spread top with FUDGE FILLING.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)