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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Gandy Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cindy Gandy
Added: Thursday, November 10, 2005


2 eggs
1/2 c + 2 T baking cocoa
2/3 c oil
2 c boiling water with 1 t baking soda in each cup
2 c sugar
2 c flour
2 t baking powder
1 t salt
2 t vanilla

3 T butter, softened
3 T cocoa
1 T light Karo syrup
1/2 t vanilla
1 c confectioners sugar, sifted
milk as needed

Mix all cake ingredients together (will be very liquidy) and bake in a long shallow dish (9x13) for 40-45 minutes at 350.

Whip frosting ingredients with mixer until light and fluffy, adding just enough milk for consistency. Keep it thin, then POUR over top of cake. If you want it thicker, cut back on milk and spread over cake.

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This one is INCREDIBLE!




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