Mrs. Kocevar's Black Joe Cake

Recipe by Impera_Magna
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup water
  • 12
    cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 3
    ounces unsweetened chocolate squares
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1 12
    teaspoons baking soda
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 34
    cup sour milk (Sour milk can be made by adding 1 T lemon juice or vinegar to 3/4 c milk)

DIRECTIONS

  • Boil water; remove from heat and add butter and chocolate; stir.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda.
  • Add eggs; stir.
  • Stir in chocolate mixture, mixing well.
  • Add sour milk; mix well.
  • Pour into 2 greased and floured 8" round cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes.