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Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

Fudge Butter Cake

A classic birthday cake, with a soft, tender yellow crumb and a luscious chocolaty frosting comes together in about 30 minutes after you've baked the layers and prepared the frosting. All you need are the candles.

Sunset MAY 2009

  • Yield: Makes 1 (8-in.) cake, serving 16
  • Total: 30 Minutes


Dollop about 1 tbsp. frosting onto the center of a cake stand (to hold cake in place). Place one cake layer on stand. Spread with about 3/4 cup frosting. Top with second layer. Starting with the top, then working down the sides, frost cake with remaining frosting.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 391
  • Calories from fat: 41%
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated fat: 11g
  • Carbohydrate: 58g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sodium: 300mg
  • Cholesterol: 60mg

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