Savannah Chocolate Cake With Hot Fudge Sauce

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Cake:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cream the brown sugar with the shortening in an electric mixer.
  • Add the buttermilk and vanilla then the melted chocolate.
  • With the mixer running, add eggs, 1 at a time.
  • Sift the flour with baking soda, and salt.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the sugar mixture and beat for 2 minutes.
  • Butter and flour a 13x9x2-inch rectangular cake pan.
  • Pour the batter into prepared cake pan and bake until the cake is springy and a toothpick can be inserted and removed cleanly, about 40 minutes.
  • Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes the turn it out onto a rack to finish cooling.
  • Sauce:
  • Melt the German chocolate with the butter in a saucepan over very low heat.
  • Stir in the powdered sugar, alternating with the evaporated milk and blending well.
  • Stirring constantly, brin the mixture to a simmer over medium heat.
  • Simmer until the sauce becomes thick and creamy, about 8 minutes.
  • Stir in the vanilla.
  • Serve slices of cake topped with warm fudge sauce.
  • Grab a cold glass of milk and enjoy!