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Sweet Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Sweet cooking chocolate 4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Boiling water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Other shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Cake flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coconut pecan filling 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chocolate cream cheese frosting 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Melt chocolate in water; cool.
Cream butter and sugar; add egg yolks, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition.
Add vanilla and chocolate; mix well.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk; beat until smooth.
Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
Pour into three 8-inch layer-cake pans lined on bottom with greased wax paper.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) about 35 minutes.
Cool.
Fill with Coconut-Pecan Filling and frost with Chocolate Cream-Cheese Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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