Thursday, November 27, 2008

Cocoa Cake

2/3 cup butter
1 2/3 cup sugar
3 eggs
2 cups flour
2/3 cup cocoa
1 1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt

Cream shorening, sugar and eggs until fluffy; beat with mixer (on high) for 3 minutes; reduce to low. COmbine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add alternately with 1 2/3 cup milk to creamed mixture. Pour into 2 greased and cocoa-dusted 9" cake pans. Bake at 350' for 35 mintues, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans

Cocoa Fudge Frosting

1/2 cup creamed butter and 1/2 cup cocoa

Slowly add
3 2/3 cup powdered sugar
7 Tbs milk
1 tsp vanilla

Beat to spreading consistency. Frost cake when it's completely cool.

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