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I was blessed with a major sweet tooth, mostly from my mother. It’s a love-hate relationship I have with sugar, mostly love!
As a woman, it hits me awfully hard during that special time of the month. Like, give me all the chocolate all the time! You deserve a reward, in the form of chocolate.
I’ve been combatting it with a homemade fudge pie since I was a teenager. I love this recipe because it uses things I always have on hand, it doesn’t make too much at a time & it’s pretty darn delicious!
I thought I’d update the usual pie version for a pound cake & I added more chocolate in the form of mini chocolate chips- yum!
To make your own, you’ll need to round up butter, sugar flour, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla, eggs & mini chocolate chips.
Melt 1 stick of butter & mix with sugar.
Add all remaining ingredients, excluding the chocolate chips & mix thoroughly until there are no lumps.
Stir in chocolate chips & pour into greased loaf pan.
**You can use any kind of chips you like, or a mixture like peanut butter & chocolate!
Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- 1/2 c butter
- 1 c sugar
- 1/2 c flour
- 5 Tbs cocoa powder
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1 c mini chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Melt butter & mix with sugar.
- Add all remaining ingredients, excluding the chocolate chips & mix thoroughly until there are no lumps.
- Stir in chocolate chips.
- Bake at 350 F for 30 min.
- Cool for 10 min.
- Slice & serve with fruit, powdered sugar, whipped cream or ice cream.
It doesn’t take long at all to bake your own pound cake! Be sure to print the recipe or pin it for later.
Slice & serve with fruit, powdered sugar, whipped cream or ice cream. This is the most satisfying sweet treat!
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