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grandmas secret chocolate cake

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kellie Parker
Burkburnett, TX

I found this recipe going thru one of my grandmas recipes in a box. I decided to make it and share it with you all. alittle of my past brought into the future.

(2 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For grandmas secret chocolate cake

  • 3/4 c
    tomato juice
  • 1/4 c
  • 2/3 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 lg
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How To Make grandmas secret chocolate cake

  • 1
    pre heat oven to 350f coat 2 8in rounds with cooking spray
  • 2
    in small sauce pan bring tomato juice and water to a boil, whisk in cocoa until smooth and remove from heat.
  • 3
    in medium bowl stir together flour, baking soda,baking powder and salt.
  • 4
    in a medium bowl, stir together sugar, oil eggs and vanilla until combined. beat in cocoa mixture, beat in flour mixture just until evenly moistened.
  • 5
    divide batter between the 2 pans Bake until toothpick comes out clean. 25 to 30 min.
  • 6
    let cool , can make a 2 layer cake or use a 9X13 pan ..and use icing of your choice. I like it best with cream cheese icing.

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