Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This recipe was in my mother's collection for years and now it's in mine. She made this a lot while I was growing up. I hope you enjoy it as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter, shortening, sugar and vanilla.
  2. Blend in eggs.
  3. Combine cocoa, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add alternately with milk to batter.
  5. Blend well.
  6. Pour into well greased 9" pans.
  7. Bake at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.
  8. Cool.
  9. Frost with favorite frosting.

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