Wellesley Fudge Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2010, Cook's Country TV

In the early 20th century, Wellesley women were encouraged to stick to plain dishes and steer clear of anything too sweet. Thankfully, they didn't listen.

SERVES12

TIME1¾ hours, plus 1 hour cooling and 1 hour chilling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Wellesley Fudge Cake originated roughly a century ago, when the founder of Wellesley College held that “pies, lies, and doughnuts should never have a place in Wellesley College.” Students honed their fudge-making skills in secret and produc...

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