iowa chocolate cake

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By Heather Clemen
from Staunton, VA

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For iowa chocolate cake

  • 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
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How To Make iowa chocolate cake

  • 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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