"Those who forget the pasta are condemned to reheat it."--Unknown

Great Nana's Best Chocolate Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Great Nana's Best Chocolate Cake, by , is from Memories of Days at Mom's I'll "Always" Love, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Great Nana (Ida Lockwood)
Added: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup melted chocolate chips
1tsp. baking soda
2/3 cup solid Crisco
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1/3 tsp salt
3/4 cup sour milk (1Tbsp.vinegar in 3/4 cup milk, let stand a few minutes, will curdle)

Directions:
Directions:
Grease and flour tube (bundt)pan.
Set oven to 350 degrees

Mix in separate bowl: Water, chocolate chips
(melted),cocoa,and baking soda; Let stand and add last.

Cream together Crisco, sugar and eggs,gradually add flour salt and sour milk. When mixed well together add chocolate mixture from above.

Put in greased bundt pan and bake for 45minutes. Check with cake tester or toothpick to come back clean. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great Nana would make this cake for us and we would love it. It comes out more like a pound cake with a bitter chocolate taste more than milk chocolate. Frost it with a buttercream frosting.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

393W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!