Yield: 1 cake
|1½ cup||Flour, sifted|
|3 tablespoons||Baking cocoa|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
|¼ cup||Butter (or margarine), melted|
|1 cup||Milk, sour|
|¼ cup||Hot water|
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt into mixing bowl. Add egg, butter, sour milk, hot water and vanilla. Beat (preferably with an electric mixer) at medium speed for 2 minutes.
Pour batter into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 minutes or until it tests done (a toothpick or fork comes out clean). Cool in pan.
* Aunt Georgie's chocolate cake -- Don't cry over sour milk; make a chocolate cake out of it. This cake is from the "Farm Journal's Choice Chocolate Recipes" cookbook, and was originally posted to net.cooks by kathyd@azure.
It is moist and rich and does not need frosting Mint chocolate ice cream and a slab of this cake makes an outrageous dessert.
* To sour sweet milk, place about 1 T vinegar in a measuring cup and add enough milk to make about 1 cup.
: Difficulty: easy.
: Time: 15 minutes mixing, 20 minutes baking.
: Precision: Measure the ingredients.
: Tony Lill
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