Cold Water Chocolate Cake

Cold Water Chocolate Cake

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Deb Weathers

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@deblovesteaching

My mom decorated cakes for years, and this is one of her best recipes. This cake is quite moist, and it doesn't "crumb," so it is great for frosting/decorating. We always choose this cake to celebrate birthdays in my family.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

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Serves:
12-16
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    oleo margarine, softened (do not melt)
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 2
    unsweetened chocolate squares, melted (or 1/2 c. cocoa)
  • 1 c
    cold water
  • 3 c
    flour with 2 tsp. baking powder and 1/4 tsp salt mixed in
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    water (alternate with flour mixture)

How to Make Cold Water Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Beat sugar and oleo until well mixed--looks like grainy, lighter colored butter.
  2. Add beaten eggs and melted chocolate; mix well.
  3. Add cold water and vanilla. Mix gently. Add remaining cold water alternately with flour mixture.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees in a greased 9x13 pan or two round pans for a layer cake.
  5. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

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About Cold Water Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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