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.


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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)

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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