Clara's chocolate cake^

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Sugar
½ cup Shortening or lard
3 \N Eggs
2 \N Squares chocolate
2 tablespoons Boiling water
¾ cup Sour milk
1 teaspoon Baking soda
2 cups Flour
½ teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Vanilla

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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