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Marvelous Chocolate Cake Recipe

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3/4 c. cornflake crumbs
2 1/2 c. cake flour
3 t. baking powder
3/4 t. salt
1/3 c. cocoa
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. mayonnaise
1 1/2 c. boiling water
1 1/2 t. vanilla

Fluffy White Icing:
2 T. flour
3/4 c. milk
3/4 c. margarine
3/4 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla

Mix together cornflake crumbs, flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa; set aside. Beat sugar and mayonnaise until creamy. Add dry ingredients. Add water and vanilla. Beat well. Pour into greased 13"x9" pan. Bake at 350* about 35 minutes.

Fluffy White Frosting:
Combine flour and small amount of milk and mix till smooth. Add remaining milk and cook till thickened. Cool completely. Beat sugar and margarine; add cooled milk mixture. Add vanilla and beat until fluffy. Spread on cooled cake.




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