Wednesday, July 21, 2010


  Here's an easy-to-make yummy chocolate cake recipe that's one of our favorites.   Try it next time your friends are coming over.  Or maybe you don't even need a special reason--just make it a cake day!

Cheryl's One Bowl Chocolate Cake
2 cups flour,  2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup cocoa
2 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt
Combine these dry ingredients and stir in:
1 cup oil,  1 cup buttermilk (or 1 cup milk + 1 Tbls vinegar)
2 eggs, 1 cup hot water
Batter will be rather thin.  Pour into a greased  9 x 13 pan and bake 350 degrees for  35-38 minutes.  Let cool and frost with:
Gail's Chocolate Mocha Frosting
1 stick butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa, 1/4 cup brewed liquid coffee
dash of salt
Beat til light & fluffy.  Add more sugar or coffee as  needed for consistency.

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