Jeannie's Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is the best of the best out there, family and friends love it! Whether your looking to impress your guests or celebrate a birthday this cake will not disappoint.

For a classic dessert, you can't beat chocolate cake, and this version is especially rich.
Photo by lisa S.
For a classic dessert, you can't beat chocolate cake, and this version is especially rich.
For a classic dessert, you can't beat chocolate cake, and this version is especially rich.

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

35

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

35

minutes

SERVINGS

12

servings

Ingredients

  • CAKE:

  • 2

    cups sugar

  • 1/2

    cup Hershey's cocoa

  • 2/3

    cup Crisco

  • 2

    beaten eggs

  • 2 1/4

    cups flour

  • 2

    teaspoons baking soda

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    cup buttermilk

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • FROSTING:

  • 1

    box powdered sugar

  • Cocoa

  • 1

    (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

Directions

Prepare 2 9" pans, cut cut two wax paper rounds and place on bottom of pans brushed with crisco Preheat oven to 325°F. Cream together sugar, Hershey's cocoa and Crisco. Add 2 beaten eggs, flour, soda, salt, buttermilk and vanilla. Beat well and lastly add 1 cup boiling water stir well and quickly put in oven immediately 25 minutes do not over bake this cake, check cake with toothpick. FROSTING: Blend all ingredients thoroughly. This freezes beautifully.

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