Sunday, March 04, 2007

Hershey's Cocoa Cake

1/2 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
3/4 cup Hershey's Cocoa powder
1-3/4 cups unsifted flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1-3/4 cups milk

Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Cream butter and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs and beat well. Sift dry ingredients together and add to egg mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Pour into cake pans. Bake about 30-35 minutes at 350° or until cake tests done. Cool ten minutes; then remove from pans. When cakes are completely cooled, frost as desired.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)