Last weekend the whole family gathered at my oldest daughter's house for a cook-out and I brought this cake for dessert. It is moist, almost like a cake-y brownie texture and taste. The frosting was really good, too.
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup soft shortening or butter
1 1/3 cups milk
3 squares chocolate (3 oz.) melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9" layer cake pans or a 13 x 9-inch pan.
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the shortening and almost half the milk. Beat for 2 minutes. Add in the remaining milk, eggs and chocolate. Beat another 2 minutes.
Bake layers 30 to 35 minutes and 13 x 9-inch pan for 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. When cake is cool, frost with:
White Butter Icing
3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup soft butter
3 tablespoons cream
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
Mix together until smooth.
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