Granny's Messy Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream shortening and sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating after each.
  • Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
  • Add alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Pour into three 9 inch layer pans and bake in 350 degree oven until just barely done.
  • Remove from pans.
  • Slice each layer in half while still warm and pour chocolate icing between layers and on top.
  • The icing will run down into the cake.
  • CHOCOLATE ICING
  • Mix sugar, cocoa, milk, water, and butter in large sauce pan, cook and stir until it forms a soft ball in cold water.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  • Beat about one minute, pour over cake while hot.
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