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Black Midnight Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherie Isom

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 C shortening
1 2/3 C sugar
3 eggs
2 1/4 C flour all-purpose)
2/3 C. cocoa (unsweetened)
1/4 teas. baking powder
1 1/4 teas. baking soda
1 teas. salt
1 1/3 C. water
1 teas vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
350 F. Oven 13" x 9 " Pyrex pan. Bake 40-45 min.
Cream shortening & 1 2/3 C. sugar until smooth; then beat eggs until fluffy.
Sift together, 2 1/4 C. flour, 2/3 C. cocoa, 1/4 tsp. baking powder, baking soda, & add 1 tsp. salt.
Mix alternately 1 1/3 C water & 1 tsp. vanilla extract.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is one of daughter's favorite cakes.

 

 

 

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