Best Birthday CakeUser Submitted Recipe
1/3 C. Shortening (I use butter)2/3 C. Cocoa
2 C. Sugar
1 C. Sifted Flour
1 t. Baking Powder
1/2 t. Salt
2 t. vanilla
1 C. nuts (pecans and walnuts are good)
Melt shortening over low heat. Stir in cocoa and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one. Add vanilla, beat. Add flour mixed with salt and baking powder. Beat well. Fold in nuts.
Pour into two 8 inch round pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool. Frost with your favorite frosting, putting one layer on top of the other.
Servings8 large or 12 smaller
no nutrition information available
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