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Hope for More Chocolate Cake

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Category: Chocolate, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/4 c All-Purpose Flour -- sifted
  • 1 ts Baking Soda
  • 6 tb Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 c Shortening
  • 1 c Sugar -- (plus 1 Tbsp)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 c Buttermilk
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 1/2 c Boiling Water
  • Marshmallow Icing-----
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Cream Of Tartar
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 3 tb Water
  • 1 ts Vanilla Extract


Combine flour, soda, and coca. Sift mixture 3 times. In a separate bowl
cream shortening. Add sugar to shortening and cream until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat for 2 minutes after each addition.
Add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beating at medium
speed after each addition. Add the vanilla. Add the water 1/3 at a time,
beating well after each addition. Pour the batter into 2 ungreased 8-inch
cake pans. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, combine the sugar,
salt, cream of tartar, egg whites, and water. Beat with an electric mixer
at top speed for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and the simmering water
and beat for 1 minute. Add vanilla and blend. Frost the chocolate cake.

Remember to leave enough in the bowl for yourself! :-)

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