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Chocolate Picnic Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Darin
Added: Friday, September 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 squares (1 ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
1 - 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup cold water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
In a microwave, melt chocolate; cool for 10 minutes. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg and sugar. Beat in the water and oil. Stir in melted chocolate and dry ingredients; mix until blended.
Pour into a greased 8-inch square baking pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350 for 32-38 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another dessert that goes great in lunches or to a picnic...no frosting needed! It's really moist, and it freezes well. I like to double the recipe and put it in a 9 by 13 pan.

 

 

 

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