Mom's Chocolate Scratch Mocha Layered Cake

1
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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mom's Chocolate Scratch Mocha Layered Cake

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



Show 16 Comments & Reviews

Five Delicious Ways to Satisfy a Cheese Craving

Five Delicious Ways to Satisfy a Cheese Craving


Is cheese a food group? Like pizza, I think it should be. In my mind, cheese makes everything better. If you agree, here are five delicious ways you can satisfy your cheesy craving. The ultimate way to eat cheese is in macaroni and cheese. Jane Kear (Edmond, OK) shared her recipe for 8 Cheese Baked […]

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas

16 Quick-Fix Winter Dinner Ideas


Dinners in under 60 minutes! For those nights where you need to get dinner on the family ASAP, these quick-fix dinners are here to help. Who says that homemade delicious meals require hours to make? These yummy, family-friendly dinners only need an hour from start to finish. Scroll down for classic recipes, new dinner ideas, […]

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes


What’s better than a bowl of creamy soup on a cold night? Not much in our mind. We can’t think of many better things than warming up with a big bowl of smoky potato bacon soup, thick Zuppa Toscana, or heavenly chicken tortilla soup. Maybe you want to put your slow cooker to use and […]