Butter, 1 cup,

Sugar, 1 cup,

Milk, 1 cup,

Flour, 3 cups,

Pecan nuts, 1/2 cup,

Grated chocolate, 1/4 cup,

Eggs, 2,

Baking-powder, 1 teaspoon.

Cream the butter with the sugar, add the milk, and chocolate, eggs, sifted flour, and baking-powder, and last of all the nuts, broken and dredged with flour. Bake in layers, and put together with the fudge filling here given. Cover all with boiled icing.

Filling for Fudge Cake

Sugar, 2 cups, Chocolate, 1/4 cup, Milk, 3/4 cup, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Vanilla, 1 teaspoon.

Put into a porcelain-lined saucepan the sugar, chocolate, milk, and butter. The chocolate should be broken small. Boil over a hot fire for 6 minutes; then take from the range, add the vanilla, and beat until the mixture begins to thicken, then pour quickly over the cake layers.