Skip to content

Chocolate Miracle Whip Cake with Fudge Icing

June 21, 2011

This past Sunday I had two very good reasons to make this rich yummy chocolate cake. One, it was my hubby’s birthday, and two, it was also his first father’s day. And, the poor guy also had to spend the whole weekend studying for finals – I think he deserved a good cake! You can, of course, use regular old icing instead of the chocolate fudge icing recipe below, but the fudge icing is sooooooo delicious. Really. Beating it till the perfect consistency is always tricky, but it doesn’t really matter if it ends up a little too hard or a little too runny…it’s just that good. 

Ingredients:
2 cups flour
1 cup sugar
4 heaping tbsp cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup miracle whip
1 cup cold water
1 tsp vanilla

Sift together dry ingredients. Add miracle whip and mix well. Add cold water and vanilla and beat until fluffy and smooth. Pour into two 9” round cake pans and bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.

Chocolate Fudge Icing (I always double it!):
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla

In a stove top pot, combine all and over medium heat, bring to a boil. Boil for 2 -3 minutes. Let cool completely (30 minutes to an hour). Once cool, beat until the consistency becomes fudge like, but not too hard. Mix in vanilla and spread over cake. Enjoy!

About these ads

From → Dessert, Recipes

5 Comments
  1. Oh my word this looks good

  2. yum, yum, YUM! Too bad Mark had to work so hard on his birthday, but I’m sure this made him feel a lot better : )
    xo

  3. RandomKTT permalink

    That looks amazing! I don’t know what Miracle whip is… Is it plain mayonnaise? What can I use instead? I would really like to try this recipe! :) Thanks.

    • Sorry for my tardy reply! I blame it on my recent return to work! Miracle whip is basically mayonnaise, so I’m sure you could make that switch easily. Hope it works our for you!

  4. I always double my frosting recipes too! There just never seems to be enough to go around if I don’t. I am a girl for my chocolate and this cake seems right up my alley.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 36 other followers

%d bloggers like this: