Thursday, December 11, 2014

#3338 - Sweet Chocolate Cake

(by Aunt Eileeen [Knouse] Carter)

1 cup white sugar
1 cup Domino's dark brown sugar
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
1 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
1 square of Baker's German Sweet Chocolate--dissolved in 1/2 cup boiling water
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 cups CAKE flour
1/2 tsp. salt

Sift the flour into a bowl, then sift the same flour THREE more times. In a mixer add white sugar, brown sugar and Crisco--beat. Add eggs--beat. Add buttermilk--beat. Add baking soda, vanilla and salt--beat. Add boiling water/chocolate mixture--beat. Slowly add sifted cake flour--beat. Pour batter into a greased and floured 9 x 13 cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes--test with a toothpick for doneness. Cool completely. Frost as desired.

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