|½ cup||Shortening or lard|
|2 tablespoons||Boiling water|
|¾ cup||Sour milk|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
Melt chocolate in boiling water. Cool. dissolve baking soda in milk.
Meantime, beat together sugar and shortening. Add chocolate. Add eggs one at a time and beat well. Stir in milk. Add flour, salt and vanilla. Pour into greased and floured pans and bake in a moderate oven for about 40-45 minutes.
Many of the recipes in this collection did not contain amounts or oven temperatures. I have typed them in as they appear in the book, typos and all.
Depression Era Recipes Patricia R. Wagner ISBN 0-934860-55-6 Entered by Carolyn Shaw 5-95
Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 07-10-95
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