Best Chocolate Cake Ever

Best Chocolate Cake Ever Recipe

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RoseAnn Wilson

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When I make a cake from scratch, this is the cake I make. I make this cake often. It is sooooo good.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 1/4 c
    unsifted flour
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa
  • 2 tsp
    soda
  • 1 c
    hot water

How to Make Best Chocolate Cake Ever

Step-by-Step

  1. In large mixing bowl cream shortening, sugar, salt and vanilla. Add eggs and beat with mixer until mixture is very light and creamy. Add flour and buttermilk and beat 2 more minutes. In small mixing bowl mix cocoa, soda and hot water. Add to rest of batter. Put into a well geased and floured 13x9 inch pan. Bake at 350º for about 40-45 minutes. Frost with your favorite frosting.

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About Best Chocolate Cake Ever

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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