SLUDGE CAKE EZ FUDGEY YUMMY CAKE!

OHIO RIVER BOTTOM SLUDGE CAKE*

1 cup flour
2/3 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
3 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

Topping:

½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt

1-¼ cups boiling water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift dry ingredients in the first list together. Add liquid items in first list and blend well. Pour mixture into 8 inch square greased glass baking dish.

Combine ingredients in second list and sprinkle evenly over the “cake” mixture. Pour the boiling water over this but DO NOT stir. Bake for 40 minutes. A fudge crust will form on top, with a thick sauce beneath. Allow to stand for 15 minutes before
Serving. Delicious served warm or cold, with or without whipped cream or ice cream.




FROM TAMAR MYERS’ BOOK "NO USE DYING OVER SPILLED MILK", pp.253-4


































































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