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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wynette Connell
Added: Thursday, February 5, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick oleo
1/2 cup shorting
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup water
1/4 cup cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cup flour
2 cup sugar
2 eggs,beat
1 tsp. soda
1/2 cup buttermilk or sweetmilk

Directions:
Directions:
Bring to a boil first 6 ingredients . mix flour sugar eggs soda &buttermilk,add hot ingredients mix well,bake in greased and floured pan at 350 degree for 20 min. five min. before cake is done make icing.boil 4 tbsp. cocoa and 1stick oleo ,remove from heat add 6 tbsp. milk and 1 box powder sugar,frost cake while hot.1/2 cup nuts can be added to icing

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was given to me from my long time friend Mary Self

 

 

 

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