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Ho-Ho Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Steele

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box of chocolate cake mix
1 c. milk
c. + 1 Tbs. flour
1 c. sugar
1 stick butter
1 c. shortening

Frosting:
1 stick butter
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
3 squares (3 oz) unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 Tbs. hot water
3 c. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.

Prepare cake mix according to the package directions. Pour mixture onto a greased and lightly floured 17x11 jelly roll pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Cool.

Filling:
Combine flour and milk in a saucepan. Cook on medium heat until thick. Cool. Blend sugar, butter and shortening. Add to milk and flour mixture and beat until fluffy.

Cut cooked cake into 2 rectangles. Place 1 layer on a serving platter. Spread filling on top. Top with another layer and refrigerate 1 hour.

Frosting:
Combine butter, egg, vanilla, chocolate and hot water in a sauce pan. Stir over medium heat until butter is melted. Cook 1 min longer. Remove from heat and beat in powdered sugar. If frosting is too thick add a little hot water. Spread over top and sides of cake.

 

 

 

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