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Chocolate Yum Yum Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsweetened baking chocolate 2 Ounce (2 Squares, 1 Ounce Each)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
For icing
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter and chocolate, stirring constantly.
Add sugar, raisins, water, cinnamon and cloves; bring to a boil.
Boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat; pour into a mixing bowl and cool for 15 minutes.
Add salt and vanilla.
Combine flour and baking soda; add to chocolate mixture and mix well.
Pour into a greased and floured 8-cup fluted tube pan.
Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.
Combine icing ingredients; spoon over cooled cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate

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