Chocolate Town Cake

Chocolate Town Cake Recipe

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Susie Dunnington

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@elyar

I have not tried this. I found it in a recipe book from my great aunt, dated 1988. It is her daughters recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 2/3 c
    shortening
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 13/4 c
    sugar
  • 11/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
    eggs
  • 21/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 11/3 c
    buttermilk

How to Make Chocolate Town Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Stir together cocoa and boiling water until smooth; set aside. Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add buttermilk alternately with flour mixture to creamed mixture. Mixing after each addition. Blend in cocoa mixture.
  3. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350 for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely. Frost with frosting.

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About Chocolate Town Cake

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




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