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barbara's 10-layer chocolate cake - dee dee's

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Recipe by
Diane Atherton

My sister in law Barbara is the baker in our family. I don't think there's anything she can't bake. This is her recipe and it's one of the best and most requested recipe!! When ever Barbara brings this cake to an outing, you can be sure it’s the first thing on the dessert table to disappear. People will get a slice of this cake before they fix there lunch/dinner plate just to make sure they get a piece. Those that don’t know about this little trick are lucky to get a crumb when they go searching out the dessert table.

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For barbara's 10-layer chocolate cake - dee dee's

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 c
  • 3
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1 c
    evaporated milk
  • 2 stick

How To Make barbara's 10-layer chocolate cake - dee dee's

  • 1
    DIRECTIONS FOR CAKE: Combine flour, sugar and baking soda. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • 2
    Spray 9-inch cake pans with non-vegetable spray (PAM). Spread 1/2 cup batter in pan and bake at 325 degrees about 10 minutes. Use a spatula to loosen layers when you remove from oven. DO NOT COOL IN PANS. Repeat this step until you have baked all 10 layers.
  • 3
    DIRECTIONS FOR FROSTING: Combine sugar and cocoa. Add milk and margarine and let come to a boil. Boil about 5 minutes (soft-ball stage when dropped in water). Frost cake while frosting is hot. Use about 5 soup spoons of frosting for each layer. Frost sides of cake before frosting top.

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