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Chocolate Thin Layer Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Geri Druilhet
Added: Sunday, August 6, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks of butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
6 eggs
1 3/4 cups water
3 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400.
Cream butter. Add sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Add water. Add flour one cup at a time. Add vanilla. (This will be a heavy batter) Add just enough batter to cover the bottom of the cake pan.
Bake for 10 min. do not over cook. This batter will make 12 - 14 layers.
ICING RECIPE
1 stick butter, 1 8oz package cream cheese, 2 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa
Melt the butter and cream cheese over low heat. Sift together the sugar and cocoa. Add the sugar and cocoa to butter and cream cheese stir until dissolved and smooth. (It takes 1 1/2 recipes of the icing) Do not double the recipe.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hr
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The original recipe came from Myrtle Wingate. She always made this cake for our family reunion.

 

 

 

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