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Scratch Cake  Recipe

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This recipe for Scratch Cake , by , is from The Mills Family Cookbook - The Next Generation, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeannie (Mills) Sieferman
Added: Sunday, March 13, 2005


1 1/2 cubes margarine
2 eggs
1 c water
1/2 c buttermilk *
4 Tbsp cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c salad oil
1 tsp soda
2 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 c flour

In sauce pan on top of stove bring to a boil the margarine, water, cocoa and oil. Beat in sugar, flour, eggs, and buttermilk. Add salt, soda, and vanilla; mix well. Pour into a greased and floured jellyroll pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 1520 minutes. Frost immediately when cake comes out of the oven.




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