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Mom's Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret Vigil - Finance
Added: Sunday, February 25, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. sour milk
2 c. flour
1/3 c. cocoa
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. soda
1 c. hot water

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together the butter and sugar. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla. Sift the dry ingredients together and mix in. Add hot water last. Grease and flour a 9" x 13" cake pan. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes. Frost as desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was my Grandma's recipe and is often requested by my niece and nephew for birthdays.

 

 

 

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