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Chocolate Town Special Cake

Ingredients
  Hersheys cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Unsifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
Directions

Grease and dust with flour two 9-inch cake pans.
Make smooth paste of cocoa and boiling water; cool slightly.
Cream shortening, sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl; blend in eggs.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to creamed mixture.
Add cocoa paste to batter, blending well.
Pour batter into pans.
Bake at 350°F. for 35-40 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
Frost as desired.

Recipe Summary

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

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