Chocolate Delight Cake

Chocolate Delight Cake Recipe

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Marjorie Milligan

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A very delicious cake - made in an unusual way. The icing is made first in double batch and then divided - one half is reserved for the icing and the rest goes into the cake. This recipe dates from the 1960's.

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Serves:
12 - 15
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    12 ounce cream cheese
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    2 sticks butter - no substitute
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    2 (1 lb. boxes) powdered sugar
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    1 bar or 1 - 4 oz box german chocolate
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    1/4 cup boiling water
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    1/4 cup crisco shortening
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    3 eggs
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    2-1/4 cup all purpuse flour
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    1 teaspoon soda
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    1 teaspoon salt
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    1 cup buttermilk
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    2 teaspoon vanilla
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    1 cup chopped pecans
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    1 cup coconut

How to Make Chocolate Delight Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt chocolate in boiling water - let cool.
    Mix with cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar
    Divide - save 1/2 of this mixture for the icing.
  2. To the other half add eggs and Crisco shortening.
    Mix dry ingredients and add alternately to the mixture with the milk and vanilla.
  3. Put in 3 - 9-inch cake pans.
    Bake at 325 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes or until tests done. Cool.
  4. Mix nuts and coconut into reserved icing.
    Spread icing on cake.

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About Chocolate Delight Cake

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




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