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Fudge Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cup sugar cream these two ingredients together.
Add 2 eggs mix well. Sift together the following ingredients
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder Add to above mixture alternately with
1 cup milk
Mix 1/2 cup cocoa + 1/3 cup hot water to form a smooth paste.Mix this in the batter
and add 1 teaspoon Vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Bake in 2 round layer cake pans,greased and dusted with floured place in hot oven at 350 0/ oven for 40 to 45 minutes. Remove, neat, and frost with favorite icings.

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Personal Notes:
Depression Era Recipe.

 

 

 

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