Gma Mary's Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Gma Mary's Chocolate Cake

KA CAMP

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@GOKACIE

It is very important not to get cake to dry. It depends on what size cake pan you use. I use a "angel food cake pan" or "tube pan". Thinner cakes will take less time to cook.


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Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
3/4 c
crisco
2
eggs (large)
1 c
sour milk (add 1 tbs of vinegar or lemon juice to milk)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1 c
boiling water

CHOCOLATE ICING

1 lb
powdered sugar (more if needed)
2 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened (heaping)
1/2 stick
butter
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
milk, whole

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add vanilla to milk.
2
Cream sugar and crisco, add eggs and beat well.
3
Mix in cocoa.
4
Beginning with flour, alternate adding flour and milk.
5
Boil water in microwave and add to mix all at once, mix well.
6
Bake @ 350 degrees about 45 minutes. After 30 minutes begin to check cake by inserting a toothpick every 5 minutes. Cool. Turn cake out onto plate after about 10 minutes.
7
In a bowl add powdered sugar, cocoa, butter and vanilla. Add milk a little at a time. Beat well. To your taste you might need to add more butter, cocoa and milk.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American