Grandma Ethel's Famous Chocolate Cake

Grandma Ethel's Famous Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Kathy Gaver


My Mother made this cake all the time. My brother in law would always ask for this cake at our family meals. Became know as the "Gummy Cake" not sure why but it is a rich chocolate cake. Great with carmel icing.

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1 3/4 c
2 c
3/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 c
2 large
1 c
cold strong coffee
1/2 c
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Grandma Ethel's Famous Chocolate Cake


  • 1Mix dry ingredients in large bowl.
  • 2Add your buttermilk, eggs, coffee, vegetable oil and vanilla.
  • 3Beat with mixer for 2 minutes or until completed blended.
  • 4Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

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About Grandma Ethel's Famous Chocolate Cake

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

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