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

  • 1Stir 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.
  • 2Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add buttermilk alternately with flour mixture to creamed mixture. Mixing after each addition. Blend in cocoa mixture.
  • 3Pour 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