July 10, 2009

Chocolate Cake

From Betty
Preheat oven to 350℉

Mix together:
1-3/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup shortening

Sift together in different bowl:
3 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp. salt

Alternate: flour mixture and 1 cup of buttermilk into the first mixture.

2 tsp. baking soda in 1 cup boiling water

Add to above mixture. Add red food coloring for a darker brown color if desired.

Grease and flour desired pans
If using a round cake pans this recipe makes 3 layers.
Bake for 35 minutes in a 9x13 inch cake pan or bake for 30 minutes in round cake pans.

Frost with your favorite frosting such as Rocky Mountain frosting (shown in picture) with grated chocolate on top.


  1. I love your choc. cake it is very moist and now my favorite birthday cake.

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  3. This was yummy in my tummy