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Chocolate Velvet Cake

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Ingredients
  Chocolate chips package 6 Ounce
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine chocolate chips and 1/4 cup water in saucepan; stir over low heat until melted and smooth.
Remove from heat and set aside.
Cream shortening and sugar; add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Blend in melted chocolate.
Add flour mixture alternately with 1 cup water.
Pour into 2 greased and floured 9" layer cake pans.
Bake 30-35 minutes at 375°.
Frost with Chocolate Velvet Frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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