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Best Chocolate Cake

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  All purpose flour/Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 (0.5 Cup 16 Tablespoon)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Melted unsweetened chocolate 4 Ounce (Cool)
  Fluffy white frosting 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Grease and dust a baking pan, 13x9x2 inches, or two 9 inch or three 8 inch round layer pans.
2. Measure all ingredients except frosting into large mixer bowl.
3. Mix on low speed, scraping bowl constantly, 1/2 minute.
4. Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 3 minutes.
5. Pour into pan(s).
6. Bake in an oven preheated to 350 Funtil wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, oblong 40 to 45 minutes, layers 30 to 35 minutes.
7. Cool.
8. Frost cake with frosting.
9. Place cake in cake box.
10. Wrap box, label, and freeze.
11. (Frosting will remain soft.) 2 hours before serving, remove Best Chocolate Cake from freezer.
12. Thaw in box at room temperature 1 hour.
13. Remove cake from box; thaw uncovered 1 hour (Or, after the first hour of thawing, cut cake into serving pieces. Place on serving plate and thaw 30 minutes.)

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4856 Calories from Fat 1594

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 181 g278.4%

Saturated Fat 65.5 g327.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 4042.8 mg168.5%

Total Carbohydrates 789 g263.1%

Dietary Fiber 23 g91.8%

Sugars 401.7 g

Protein 57 g114.1%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 29.1% Iron 77.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
I was wondering if the "1 teaspoon soda" was a mistake, and if u meant baking soda? if u could let me know that would be awesome!
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