Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe
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Easy Chocolate Cake

Cocoa Layer Cake
This easy chocolate cake is made with cocoa - mixed in one bowl.
2 cups sifted cake flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
2/3 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup milk
1/2 cup warm water

Have all ingredients at room temperature before starting. Grease and flour two 9-inch layer cake pans.

Sift flour then measure. Into a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, soda, baking powder, salt, and cocoa. Add shortening, eggs, vanilla, milk, and water; beat on low speed for 3 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake in preheated 350 oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a wooden pick or cake tester inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pans on a rack for 15 minutes; remove and place layers directly on racks to cool completely.



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