How to make it

  • Step 1: Stir until smooth and then cool, the boiling water and cocoa.
  • Sift together in mixing bowl, flour, sugar and baking powder and salt.
  • Make a well and add in order, the salad oil, the unbeaten egg yolks, the cooled cocoa mixture 1/2 tsp of vanilla. Beat with spoon until smooth.
  • Step 2 - Into a large mixing bowl, put the egg whties and whip lightly, add the cream of tartar and whip until white form very stiff peaks.
  • Step 3 - Pour egg yolk mixture very gradually over the whipped egg whites, gently folding with a rubber spatula until just blended. DO NOT STIR. Pour into ungreased pan at once.
  • Bake in 8x8x2 square or 5x10x3 loaf or 9x 3 1/2 inch tube in a 325 degree oven for 50 -55 minutes.
  • Grandmas' words are "Ice to please"
  • Her Easy chocolate frosting is made as follows:
  • Soften 1 three ounce package of cream cheese, beat in 3 tablespoons of milk or cream. Blend until smooth. Add confectioner's sugar 1/2 cup at a time beating well after each addition. Melt 2 squares unsweetened chocolate, cool slightly and add to creamed mixture with a pinch of salt. Flavor with vanilla or almond extract. Beat until extra smooth and well blended.
  • Ice cooled cake.

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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    God Bless grandma {This is a wonderful cake will print try and save thanks high5
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  • ambus 16 years ago
    Thanks for a really neat recipe!
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