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Mom's Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Bernice Murphy
Added: Tuesday, July 14, 2009


1/2 c. margarine
1 c. white sugar
1 c. packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1/2 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1/3 c. cocoa
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. boiling water

Beat margarine and sugars. Add eggs, milk and vanilla and beat well. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture and beat well.

Stir in boiling water and beat until smooth. Makes one 9x13 pan or 2 round pans. Bake at 350 until done. 40-45 minutes.




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