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Never-fail Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Never-fail Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Chequessett Yacht and Country Club Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jackie Russell
Added: Saturday, June 20, 2009


Sift together:
3 c. flour
1 c. Hershey Cocoa
2 c. sugar
2 t. baking SODA
1/2 t. salt
Make a well in the center and add:
1 c. canola oil
1 c. boiling water
1 c. sour milk (OK with 3tbsp vinegar in 1c.milk)
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
Hand mix until ingredients mixed (do not overbeat).
Mixture will be soupy.
Grease a tube pan or bundt pan well.
Cook at 325 for about 1 hour or more until cake tests done. Cool 10 minutes and remove from pan.

Simple directions included with ingredients.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was passed around through employees
of Simonds Saw and Steel Co. in Fitchburg back in
forties where my Dad and Cal's Mom worked. They
both picked it up. It's a keeper!




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