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Grandma's Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. shortening
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/4 c. unsifted flour
1 c. buttermilk
1/2 c. cocoa
2 tsp. soda
1 c. hot water

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl cream shortening, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Add eggs and beat with mixer till mixture is very light and creamy. Add flour and buttermilk and beat 2 more minutes. In small mixing bowl mix cocoa, soda. Add hot water. Add to rest of batter. Put into three 8" round pans or jelly roll pan. Bake at 350 for about 40 minutes. Frost with Glossy Chocolate Frosting.

 

 

 

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