Rating: 4 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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  • 3 star values: 2
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  • 1 star values: 0

This is a recipe I have had since 1954. I use a cream cheese frosting.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9 inch 2 layer cake
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch, round cake pans.

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  • Sift together cake flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add shortening, chocolate, buttermilk, and vanilla; beat for 2 minutes. Add eggs, and beat for 2 minutes. Stir in coconut. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool, and frost.

Nutrition Facts

332 calories; protein 4.5g; carbohydrates 47.7g; fat 15.1g; cholesterol 31.8mg; sodium 297.1mg. Full Nutrition
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