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One Bowl Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This recipe for One Bowl Chocolate Cake, by , is from The Logan 12th Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Colleen Hobson
Added: Sunday, October 11, 2009


2 c flour
2 c sugar
1/2 c baking cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 c vegetable oil
1 c buttermilk
2 eggs
1 c hot water

1/2 c butter (no substitutes)
3 3/4 c powdered sugar
1/4 c baking cocoa
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 to 1/3 c milk

In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. Stir in oil, buttermilk, and eggs. Add water and stir until combined. Pour into a greased 13 X 9 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 35 to 38 minutes. Cool completely and frost with chocolate buttercream frosting. For frosting - in a mixing bowl, cream butter. Beat in sugar, cocoa and vanilla. Add milk until frosting reaches desired consistency

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Number Of Servings:
12 to 16




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