Chocolate Soda Cake

Carolyn Parke

By
@Homemadehappiness

This was my mothers recipe and a favorite of our family. My children, nieces, and nephews still use this recipe today. It has always been a family reunion favorite.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
shortening
2
egg
2 c
milk
3 c
flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
clove, ground
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
warm water
1 c
raisins (optional)
1 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Blend sugar and shortening in large mixing bowl.
3add eggs, milk, and vanilla. mix well
4In another bowl mix flour, cloves, nutmeg, salt, and soda.
5Add wet mixture to dry mixture.
6Dissolve soda and cocoa into water then add to mixture.
7Add raisins and nuts
8Grease and flour 9 by 13 cake pan.
9Pour batter into cake pan. Tap bottom of cake pan gently on counter to release excess bubbles.
10Bake on 350 degrees for 45 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom