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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=689733

Ingredients

  1. 2/3 c. butter or margarine
  2. 1 2/3 c. sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  4. 3 eggs
  5. 2 c. all-purpose flour
  6. 2/3 c. cocoa
  7. 1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  8. 1 tsp. salt
  9. 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  10. 1 1/3 c. water
  11. 1/2 c. crushed peppermint candy

Directions

  1. Beat margarine, sugar, vanilla and eggs at high speed for 3 minutes.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients.
  3. Add alternately with water to creamed mixture.
  4. Blend just until combined.
  5. Add candy.
  6. Pour into two greased and cocoa dusted 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes.
  7. Cool on wire rack for 5 to 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from pans and completely cool.