Iowa Chocolate Cake

Iowa Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Heather Clemen

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@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

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  • 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

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

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Course/Dish: Cakes




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