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Long Island Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Unsweetened chocolate square 4 , melted
  Potato 1 Large, peeled and finely shredded
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rich fudge frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt onto wax paper.
2. Beat shortening and sugar until fluffy in large bowl of electric mixer at high speed; beat in eggs, one at a time, beat in chocolate; fold in shredded potato and vanilla.
3. Add dry ingredients and milk, alternately. Pour into two greased and floured 9-inch layer cake pans.
4. Bake in moderate oven (350°) 30 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly touched with fingertip. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; loosen around edges with narrow spatula; turn out onto racks; cool completely.
5. Put layers together with rich fudge frosting; frost side and top, making deep swirls with spatula.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake

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