All Fools Chocolate Cake for Mardi Gras
This recipe for All Fools Chocolate Cake for Mardi Gras was submitted by Julee.
Recipe Ingredients:3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 large unbeaten eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sour milk*
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Mix together the flour, cocoa, sugar, salt and soda. Make a well in the center and add unbeaten eggs, oil and sour milk. Beat together, then add vanilla and boiling water, mixing well.
- Pour batter into two greased and floured 9-inch cake pans and bake in 350°F (175°C) oven for 35 minutes or until done.
- This cake stays moist. Frost with your favorite icing.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
*To make sour milk, place 1 tablespoon white vinegar in measuring cup and add enough water to equal 1 cup.