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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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

Audrey Breid
Added: Sunday, March 5, 2006


1/2 c butter
1 c sour milk
2 c brown sugar
1 3/4 c flour
1/2 c cocoa
1 tsp soda
2 eggs
1/2 c boiling water


1 1/2 c milk
2 1/4 tbsp cocoa
2 1/4 c sugar
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 - 10 oz small marshmallows

Cream butter, sugar and cocoa well. Mix in eggs, milk and flour. Add soda to boiling water and blend in batter well. Pour in 9x13 pan. Bake in 350 oven for 30-40 minutes. Remove and put marshmallows on top. Put back in oven until they puff up. Remove and cool.

Frost with chocolate frosting. (Best if cooked frosting is used.) Boil to soft ball stage milk, cocoa and sugar. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Beat until glossy and ready to spread on top.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was dad's (Carl's) favorite.




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