April Fools Cake
Both photos courtesy of Terri Opgenorth and Nancy J. Patrykus. Thank you ladies.
½ csour kraut, well drained and rinsed
2 call-purpose flour
½ cunsweetened cocoa powder
1 tspbaking powder
1 tspbaking soda
1 stickbutter, softened
½ cgranulated sugar
1 tsppure vanilla extract
1 clukewarm coffee
1 pkgsemi-sweet chocolate chips
How to Make April Fools Cake
- Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray a 9” x 13” cake pan with cooking spray. Dust lightly with a little cocoa powder or flour. Chop the well rinsed and drained kraut into smaller shreds. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, soda and salt. In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar with electric mixer until creamy.
- Add vanilla; beat in eggs, one at a time. Add the flour mixture alternating with the coffee on low speed until just mixed. Stir in the kraut and chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pan.
- Place on center rack and bake 30-35 minutes until toothpick in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool in the pan. Dust/Sift/Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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