Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Vickie Devries

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@vkdevries

My now ex-spouse was down on the kitchen table eating this out of the bowl one evening thinking it was chocolate pudding. It's light and creamy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

2 c
cake flour
1 3/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
cocoa
1 1/4 c
milk
3/4 c
shortening
3
eggs
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
double-acting baking powder

How to Make Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans.
  • 2In medium bowl measure and sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt and baking powder.
  • 3Cream shortening with sugar. Add vanilla, eggs and milk on medium speed.
    Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture. Scrape bowl and raise speed to high for 5 minutes.
  • 4Pour batter into pans and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
    Allow to cool completely before filling and frosting.

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About Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate