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Chocolate Telegram Cake

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Ingredients
  Lard 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Cocoa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Cream lard and butter thoroughly.
2. Gradually add sugar.
3. Beat well.
4. Add vanilla and egg yolks, beating until light and fluffy.
5. Add cocoa.
6. Sift flour and salt together, add to creamed mixture alternately with milk in which the soda has been dissolved.
7. Stir in vinegar.
8. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
9. Fold into batter.
10. Pour into greased 12X8 1/2 X 2" pan.
11. Bake in moderate oven (350°) about 40 to 45 minutes.
12. Cool.

SERVING
13. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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