Ho Ho Cake


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
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  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup hot coffee


Sift dry ingredients together. Then add liquids, all but coffee. Last add hot coffee. Bake will be very thin. A very moist cake. Bake at 325 degrees F. for 35 minutes or until center of cake springs back when lightly touched.

Second Layer


  • 5 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup margarine


Cook flour and milk until thick. In a separate bowl mix sugar, shortening, and margarine. Beat until fluffy. Then beat in cooled flour-milk mixture and spread over cooled cake. Must be cold.



  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp. hot water


Mix together and beat until fluffy. Add more water if needed to make a good spreading consistency. Very good! Takes some practice with the middle part.


By Robin from Washington, IA


October 6, 20080 found this helpful

If you put the white-frosted cake in the freezer until the white icing is firm, the chocolate glaze goes on much easier...

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