30's Depression Cake
A chocolate cake with minimal ingredients and no eggs.
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 rounded Tbsp. shortening
- 3/4 - 1 cup cocoa
- hot water
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 3 cups flour
- 2 tsp. vanilla
Using a 2 cup measure make a paste of cocoa and hot water. Fill the 2 cup measure the rest of the way with milk. Add sugar, baking soda, flour and vanilla and mix all ingredients until smooth.
Bake in a bundt pan at 375 degrees F for 45 minutes
|Time:||20 Minutes Preparation Time|
45 Minutes Cooking Time
Source: Old family recipe
By phamburger from Colorado Springs, CO
February 23, 20100 found this helpful
Where do you add in the shortening?
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