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“This recipe came from a dollar store cookbook.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour with cocoa, soda, cinnamon. baking powder, and salt.
  2. Cream shortening; add sugar gradually, creaming together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg, beating thoroughly.
  4. Combine buttermilk, coffee, and vanilla.
  5. Add flour mixture to egg mixture, alternating with liquid, beating after each addition until smooth.
  6. Pour batter into a well greased and floured 9-inch square pan.
  7. Bake in moderate oven (350°F) for 35 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
  8. Cool.
  9. Frost with Mocha Cream Frosting.
  10. Mocha Cream Frosting:
  11. Sift sugar, cocoa, ans salt together.
  12. Cream butter and gradually add part of the sugar mixture, blending after each addition until light and fluffy.
  13. Add remaining sugar alternately with coffee mixture, until of the right consistency to spread, beating after each addition until smooth.
  14. Blend in vanilla.

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