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Thunder Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ciena Linton
Added: Wednesday, April 30, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
1 3/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs, separated
1 c. cold water
1/3 c. pureed tomatoes
2 1/2 c. cake flour
1/2 c. dry cocoa
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt. Cream together shortening, sugar vanilla, cold water, and pureed tomatoes. Blend the yolks from the eggs into the moist mixture. Beat the egg whites until fluffy; fold in. Combine dry and creamed mixture. Bake in two greased and floured round pans. Frost with butter cream frosting. Top with strawberries.

 

 

 

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