Pennsylvania Dutch Funny Cakes

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These are Pennsylvania Dutch Funny Cakes, baked in a pie crust with a chocolate "funny" layer that sinks to the bottom while baking.

2
2
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 to 9 - inch cakes

Ingredients

  • 3 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup sugar, cocoa, water, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat to the boiling point, but do not boil. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1 1/2 cup sugar and butter. Beat in eggs. Stir in milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; mix into the creamed mixture. Divide batter into the pastry shells. Pour 1/3 of the cocoa mixture on top of the cake batter in each pastry shell.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or till cake is done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

195 Calories
8g Fat
28g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 195
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 130mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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