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County Fair Chocolate Cake

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“I'm not sure where I picked this up but it won 1st prize at a county fair.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
8-12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine chocolate, 1/2 cup milk, the well-beaten egg, and 2/3 cup sugar in saucepan. Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool.
  2. Stir shortening to soften. Gradually add 1 cup sugar and cream together until light and fluffy. Add vanilla. Add remaining eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each.
  3. Sift flour, soda, and salt together 3 times. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with 2/3 cup milk, a small amount at a time. Beat after each addition until smooth. Blend in chocolate mixture.
  4. Bake in 2 paper-lined 9x12 inch round pans in moderate oven at 350 degrees, 25-30 minutes.

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