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Midnight Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Midnight Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Sgambati Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Monday, April 7, 2008


2 c vegetable oil
1 1/2 c sugar
4 eggs, beaten
2 t vanilla
1 c cocoa
2 c hot water
3 c flour
2 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
1 t salt

In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

Mix together oil, sugar, vanilla and beaten eggs. Dissolve cocoa in hot water. Add alternately with dry ingredients.

Put into a 13"x9" greased pan or 2 greased 9" pans. Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes.

When cooled, frost as desired.




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