Saturday, March 24, 2007

Recipe ~ Dark Chocolate Cake

3/4 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup cream

Cream together well beating on high for 2 minutes.

Sift together:
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup cocoa
2 tsp soda
1 tsp salt

Add to creamed mixture, beating well.
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup hot coffee (strong)

Beat on medium for 3 minutes.

Pour into greased and lightly floured 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until it tests done when a toothpick has gooey crumbs on it.

Do NOT overbake!

VERY rich cake!

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