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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

Step-By-Step

1Add vanilla to milk.
2Cream sugar and crisco, add eggs and beat well.
3Mix in cocoa.
4Beginning with flour, alternate adding flour and milk.
5Boil water in microwave and add to mix all at once, mix well.
6Bake @ 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.
7In 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