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chocolate cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Colleen Thompson
Buena Vista, CO

I also have a great frosting recipe I use with this cake, everyone has always loved this cake!! *this cake is great for high altitude, I live at almost 9000 feet in the Rocky Mountains, and this cake ALWAYS turns out great!

(1 rating)
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For chocolate cake

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    soured milk (milk with a shot of vinegar)
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    boiling water

How To Make chocolate cake

  • 1
    Cut together Sugar and crisco
  • 2
    Add, eggs, vanilla, cocoa and salt - mix well. Add soured milk and baking soda - mix well. Add flour and boiled water (still hot) - mix well.
  • 3
    Pour in to lightly greased and floured pan(s). I like to use 2 round cake pans Bake at 350° for about 30 min or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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