by Gen Kidwell
BJ's Fudge Cake
When our grandson BJ was just a little boy, he made this cake and it turned out so good, we knew he was going to be a good cook!!
1 stick melted margarine
½ cup of Crisco
1 ½ cups of sugar
1tablespoon of vanilla
½ cup of hot water
2/3 cup of cocoa
1 ¾ cup of flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 teaspoon of soda
½ teaspoon of soda
½ teaspoon of salt
1 cup of buttermilk
Beat margarine, Crisco, eggs, sugar and vanilla.
Mix hot water and cocoa to make a paste, and add to egg mixture.
Mix the dry ingredients together, (flour, baking powder, soda, and salt).
Add to the creamed mixture alternating it with buttermilk.
Beat good and put in 3 layer pans or a 9 by 13 inch long pan but grease and flour them.
Cook at 300 degrees for about 20 to 25 minutes for the layer pans.
(40 to 45 minutes for the long pan)
Test it with a tooth pick.