Maryland Fudge Cake

Oxmoor House
one 8-inch cake


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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped black walnuts or pecans


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs; beat well. Set aside.

Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and cook until chocolate melts; let cool slightly.

Sift together flour and salt. Add flour mixture and chocolate to creamed mixture; mix well. Stir in vanilla and walnuts.

Pour batter into a waxed paper-lined and greased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Frost and cut into 2-inch squares to serve.

Created date

February 2010