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Grandma's Ho Ho Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lillian Perroots Angotti (from Alma)
Added: Thursday, June 28, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
3 cups flour
2 cups sugar
6 Tbsp cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp salt
2/3 cup oil
1 tsp vinegar
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups cold water

Icing:
3 tbsp corn starch
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup crisco
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Chocolate topping:
6 tbsp cocoa
1 stick and 3 tbsp margarine
2 1/2 tbsp hot water
3 cups powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
Cake:
Mix all the ingredients and bake for 20 minutes in greased and floured jelly roll pan. Cool completely.

Cornstarch Icing
Cook the cornstarch and 1 1/2 cup milk until like pudding. Refrigerate until ice cold. Then cream the rest of the cornstarch icing ingredients. Add the cornstarch mixture a spoonful at a time and mix well after each. Spread on cake and put in freezer.

Chocolate Topping:
Mix all ingredients together and spread on white layer. Put Cake in refrigerator until serving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was really the only cake that mom made regularly and it really does taste like a Ho Ho.

 

 

 

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