Mama's Chocolaty Cake

Mama's Chocolaty Cake Recipe

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Misty Siniard


This Recipe was passed from my grandmother to my mom. She made it for all Holidays and Birthday's


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20 Min
45 Min


  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 4 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 2 large
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    melted crisco
  • 1 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • ICING...

  • 1 box
    powdered sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 3- 4 Tbsp

How to Make Mama's Chocolaty Cake


  1. Mix the flour, Sugar, baking soda, eggs and buttermilk. It will be very thick and doughy
  2. Add the melted Crisco, boiling water and butter to the above mixture and mix well. (mom always placed the stick of butter into the water and let it come to a boil) The mixture will be very runny
  3. Pour into a well greased and floured cake pan and bake in pre-heated oven @ 350 until toothpick comes out clean. ( uaually about 45 minutes)
  4. Allow to cool and then ice. Enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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