Gold Cake With Easy Fudge Frosting Recipe

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Gold Cake With Easy Fudge Frosting
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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 cups unsifted flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (approximately )
  • 1/4 cup milk


  1. For cake: In a bowl, cream butter until light. Gradually beat in sugar and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add salt and baking powder, mixing well.
  2. Add unsifted flour alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Pour the satiny batter into a greased and floured 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 25 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean. Let cake cool in pan on rack. Frost.
  3. For frosting: In the upper half of a double boiler, over hot water, melt chocolate with butter. Stir in salt and vanilla. Remove from heat and blend in confectioner's sugar alternately with milk, beating smooth after each addition, until the consistency that will spread nicely. Spread over cooled cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 225.27 Kcal (943 kJ)
Calories from fat 145.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.17g 25%
Cholesterol 69.4mg 23%
Sodium 249.78mg 10%
Potassium 338.53mg 7%
Total Carbs 20.71g 7%
Sugars 16.11g 64%
Dietary Fiber 1.73g 7%
Protein 3.46g 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 118.1mg 12%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 291.57 Kcal (1221 kJ)
Calories from fat 188.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.93g 25%
Cholesterol 89.82mg 23%
Sodium 323.3mg 10%
Potassium 438.17mg 7%
Total Carbs 26.8g 7%
Sugars 20.85g 64%
Dietary Fiber 2.24g 7%
Protein 4.48g 7%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 4%
Iron 0.9mg 4%
Calcium 152.9mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.5
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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