Iowa Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Iowa Chocolate Cake

Heather Clemen

By
@CountryGalatHeart

I'm from Manchester,Iowa. This recipe has been a family favorite for many generations. It's a very moist and wonderful cake! Enjoy!!!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
boiling water
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
cocoa powder
2
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put shortening and sugar in mixing bowl and pour over the boiling water. Stir and mix.
2
Sift dry ingredients twice and add to hot mixture.
3
Then add eggs and vanilla. Batter will be thin.
4
Bake in cake pan at 350 for about 25-30 minutes. A glass pan works best.
5
Let cool and frost with chocolate frosting!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes