Brown Beauty Cake
|Unsweetened chocolate square||2 Ounce, cut up (2 Square)|
|Boiling water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cake flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Soft shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Buttermilk||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Heat oven to 350° (mod.).
Grease and flour a square pan, 8x8x2".
Stir chocolate and boiling water until chocolate melts.
Spoon flour to overflowing into nested dry measuring cup and level off with straight-edged spatula, or sift if you wish.
Blend flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, and salt.
Stir into chocolate mixture.
Beat 1 min. medium speed on mixer or 150 vigorous strokes by hand.
Scrape sides and bottom of bowl constantly.
Add remaining ingredients.
Beat 1 more min., scraping bowl frequently.
Pour into prepared pan.
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until cake tests done.
Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2191 Calories from Fat 777
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 89 g137%
Saturated Fat 32.7 g163.5%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 1843.5 mg76.8%
Total Carbohydrates 340 g113.3%
Dietary Fiber 24.9 g99.6%
Sugars 201 g
Protein 37 g74.5%
Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C
Calcium 28.6% Iron 61%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet