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Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Birthday Cake, by , is from My Family Kitchen: Holiday and Everyday Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Freda Cole
Added: Friday, August 11, 2006



2 C light brown sugar
1/2 C butter
2 eggs
3 oz. melted chocolate
1/2 t salt
2 C sifted flour - regular or cake
2 T. vinegar
3 t. vanilla
cold water
1 t. baking soda

2 squares of chocolate melted
1/2 stick of butter
1 egg
1 C confectioners sugar
1/3 C milk
1 t. vanilla
dash of salt

Cream butter, sugar, eggs, and chocolate and cool.
Put vanilla and vinegar in one cup and fill the rest with water, add baking soda (do this ove the bowl since it will react). Add flour alternately.

For the frosting, melt the butter and chocolate and cool. Place egg, sugar, and salt in a mixing bowl. Beat to blend. Add cooled chocolate mixture and stir. Slowly add milk. Frosting should generously cover a 2 layer cake.




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