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All Hallows' Eve Cakes Recipe

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This recipe for All Hallows' Eve Cakes, by , is from The The Magical Circle School Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kristin Griffin
Added: Friday, December 1, 2006


1/2 c. (120 ml) vegetable oil
4 oz. (112 gm) unsweetened baking chocolate
2 c. (400 gm) granulated sugar
4 large eggs
2 tsp. (10ml)vanilla extract
2 c. (280 gm)sifted cake flour
2 tsp. (8 gm) baking powder
1/2 tsp. (2 gm) salt
1 c. (228 gm) confectioners' sugar

In a large bowl, mix the vegetable oil, chocolate, and granulated sugar. Blend in the eggs, one at a time, stirring well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla. In a small bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir the flour mixture into the oil mixture. Chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350F (175C). Spoon about 1 tbsp. of dough into a ball. Coat each ball in confectioners' sugar, rolling until covered. Place the balls about 2 in. (5cm) apart on a greased backing sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. The cakes should be soft and the edges should be firm. Do not overbake, they burn easily.

Makes about 3 dozen cakes.




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