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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
cup spry
cup dry cocoa
1 tsp soda in 1 cup boiling water
sour milk (1 tsp apple vinegar in milk)
tsp soda
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and sugar together, add eggs and cocoa (dry) and beat. Add sour milk and vanilla. Add dry ingredients along with boiling water.

Bake 350

Cake: 25 minutes +/-

Cupcakes: 17 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Yum! Mom's chocolate cake!
**Do not overmix the cake, mix until you see a couple of air bubbles at medium speed.

 

 

 

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