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Best of Show Bunt Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Best of Show Bunt Cake, by , is from Southern Cooking from A Northern Girl, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Angel Vivian


1 C flour
2 C sugar
C cocoa
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 C milk
C vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla
1 C boiling water

1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. In large bowl combine, flour,sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

3. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla.With an electric mixer, beat at medium speed for two minutes. Stir in the boiling water by hand. The batter will be thin.

4. Pour into greased bunt pan and bake for 40 minutes.

5. Cool ten minutes on a wire rack. Take cake out of the pan and cool completely. Cake will be very moist.

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Personal Notes:
See "Chocolate Icing" for recipe for this cake.




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