Brenda's Ho Ho Cake

Bea L.

By
@BeachChic

This is a very light and rather refreshing cake. My friend, Brenda, makes this cake often and it's always a big hit. Even though I have made it myself, I always call it her recipe because she loves to make this cake. She would be so proud that I have submitted this recipe.


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
self-rising flour
1/2 c
baking cocoa
2 c
granulated sugar
1 stick
butter or margarine, softened
3
eggs
1 1/4 c
milk, divided
2 tsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING:

8 oz
pkg cream cheese, softened
1 stick
butter or margarine, softened
16 oz
powdered sugar
12 oz
cool whip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour (or sprinkle with cocoa instead of flour) three 8" cake pans or two 9" cake pans.
2
CAKE: Mix flour and cocoa in bowl and set aside.
3
In a mixer bowl, cream sugar and butter with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
4
Now add flour mixture and half of the milk to that and mix well. Add remaining milk and vanilla and beat for 2 additional minutes.
5
Pour into prepared pans and bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or until layers tests done. Cool completely before frosting.
6
FROSTING: Combine cream cheese and butter and mix with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
7
Gradually add in the powdered sugar and combine well. Add in the cool whip and stir with spoon until well combined.
8
Spread between layers, on sides and top of cooled cake layers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy