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!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes