Mom's Chocolate Scratch Mocha Layered Cake

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David Henson

By
@Davethechef

This is the cake all me and my sisters requested for our birthdays. I grew up in a house with 4 sisters me being the youngest and this cake was one the best memories of my childhood! i hope you try it and enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    shortning (crisco)
  • 2
    eggs
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 6 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 c
    ap flour
  • ICING

  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    shorting (crisco)
  • ·
    hot coffee (strong) enough to melt crisco start with 3 tbsp

How to Make Mom's Chocolate Scratch Mocha Layered Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Seperate egg yolks from whites set whites aside.

    Cream shortning vanilla and sugar add add egg yolks and milk by hand.
  2. in a seperate bowl sift flour, baking powder and cocoa. add dry ingreedients to wet a little at a time.
  3. fluff egg whites to soft peaks then fold into batter.
    Divide and pour batter into two round cake pans
    Bake for 30 minutes.
    Caution: Be sure to not disurb cakes they can fall!!
    Let cool before icing cake.
  4. To make mocha icing: mix shortning with hot coffee then add powder sugar and cocoa if too thin add a little more powder sugar.

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About Mom's Chocolate Scratch Mocha Layered Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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