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Chocolate Upside Down Cake Recipe

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

Leslie Jones
Added: Wednesday, January 21, 2009


1 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c sugar
2 T. shortening
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup (each) white and brown sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup boiling water

Sift flour. Sift flour with baking powder, salt and 3/4 cup sugar. Add flour mixture to softened shortening. Mix in milk vanilla and nuts. Mix well. Pour into greased shallow round baking dish.




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