Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Cake

Vickie Devries

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@vkdevries

My now ex-spouse was down on the kitchen table eating this out of the bowl one evening thinking it was chocolate pudding. It's light and creamy.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 c
cake flour
1 3/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
cocoa
1 1/4 c
milk
3/4 c
shortening
3
eggs
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
double-acting baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.
2
In medium bowl measure and sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
3
Cream shortening with sugar. Add vanilla, eggs and milk on medium speed.
Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture. Scrape bowl and raise speed to high for 5 minutes.
4
Pour batter into pans and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
Allow to cool completely before filling and frosting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate