30-Minute Chocolate Fudge Cake

This Chocolate Fudge Cake is so wonderful. It is so rich though, it’s hard to imagine why it needs icing LOL

INGREDIENTS and DIRECTIONS
-for the cake
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
2 sticks butter
1 cup water
5 Tablespoons cocoa powder
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix flour and sugar in a large bowl. In a medium saucepan, combine butter, water, and cocoa over medium heat. Bring mixture to a boil and pour over the flour/sugar mixture. Mix well. Add eggs, buttermilk, baking soda, and vanilla. Pour into a well-greased 9×13 pan, and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

-for the fudge icing
1 stick butter
4 Tablespoons milk
4 Tablespoons cocoa powder
1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans

In a medium saucepan, combine butter, milk, and cocoa and bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat and add powdered sugar, stirring well with a whisk or wooden spoon until the sugar melts and the mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla and pecans, then pour over hot cake.

Source : allrecipes.Com

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