Iowa Chocolate Cake

Iowa Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Heather Clemen

By
@CountryGalatHeart

I'm from Manchester,Iowa. This recipe has been a family favorite for many generations. It's a very moist and wonderful cake! Enjoy!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
2 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
boiling water
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
cocoa powder
2
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla

How to Make Iowa Chocolate Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Put shortening and sugar in mixing bowl and pour over the boiling water. Stir and mix.
  • 2Sift dry ingredients twice and add to hot mixture.
  • 3Then add eggs and vanilla. Batter will be thin.
  • 4Bake in cake pan at 350 for about 25-30 minutes. A glass pan works best.
  • 5Let cool and frost with chocolate frosting!

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About Iowa Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes