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Friday, February 13, 2015

Food Friday: Chocolate Thud Cake


This is our Go To recipe for birthdays or any other reason we have to bake a cake.  At the Green House it is preferred straight from the 9 X 13 pan with this frosting.  It's a scratch cake and it's heavy.  You probably guessed that from the name.

Chocolate Thud Cake

2 eggs, beaten
2 C sugar
1/2 C shortening
1/2 C cocoa
2 C flour
2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
1 C boiling water
1/2 C sour milk*

*To make sour milk, put 2 Tbs vinegar or lemon juice in milk. Let stand 5 minutes.

Put all ingredients, except boiling water, in a large bowl.  Mix until barely moistened.  Add boiling water and mix until smooth.  Pour into 9x13 inch pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 35 minutes.

Top with your favorite frosting recipe like the one found with my Favorite Sugar Cookie recipe.

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