Chocolate Soda Cake

1
Carolyn Parke

By
@Homemadehappiness

This was my mothers recipe and a favorite of our family. My children, nieces, and nephews still use this recipe today. It has always been a family reunion favorite.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
shortening
2
egg
2 c
milk
3 c
flour
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
clove, ground
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
4 Tbsp
cocoa powder
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 c
warm water
1 c
raisins (optional)
1 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

How to Make Chocolate Soda Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Blend sugar and shortening in large mixing bowl.
  • 3add eggs, milk, and vanilla. mix well
  • 4In another bowl mix flour, cloves, nutmeg, salt, and soda.
  • 5Add wet mixture to dry mixture.
  • 6Dissolve soda and cocoa into water then add to mixture.
  • 7Add raisins and nuts
  • 8Grease and flour 9 by 13 cake pan.
  • 9Pour batter into cake pan. Tap bottom of cake pan gently on counter to release excess bubbles.
  • 10Bake on 350 degrees for 45 minutes

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About Chocolate Soda Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom