Recipe of the day. Caramel fudge cake

Caramel Fudge Cake
1 (14 ounce) package caramels
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/4 cups shortening, divided
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cocoa
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 cup water
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
Combine caramels, sweetened condensed milk and 1/2 cup shortening; melt over medium heat; set aside. Mix together flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa. Beat together sugar and remaining 3/4 cup shortening until fluffy. Beat in eggs. Combine water, buttermilk and vanilla; add alternately with flour mixture, beating well. Spread half of batter into greased 13 by 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Spoon caramel mixture evenly over cake. Spread remaining batter evenly over caramel. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake an additional 40 minutes. Loosen sides of cake while warm. Cool.


Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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