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Spiced Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 4
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Instant coffee 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Melt chocolate; set aside to cool.
Stir shortening to soften.
Sift in flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon and coffee.
Add 1 cup buttermilk and mix until flour is dampened.
Beat vigorously 2 minutes.
Stir in 1/2 cup buttermilk, eggs, chocolate and vanilla.
Beat 2 minutes longer.
Pour into greased and floured 13x9x2 inch baking dish.
Bake in moderate oven, 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until done.
Cool; frost with 7-minute frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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