The Chocolate cake

  • Yield: 8-10 servings


2teaspoons soda
1cup hot water
2 1/2cups flour
1/2cup cocoa
2cups sugar
1/4teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1cup oil
1cup sour Milk (add 1 t. lemon jiuce to milk)
1teaspoon vanilla
Fudge Frosting
2cups powdered sugar
1/4cup white syrup
1/2cup milk
1cup shortening
2 squares chocolate
1/4teaspoon salt



  1. Dissolve soda in hot water and let stand until cool.  Sift dry ingredients together.  Mix all ingredients adding the soda water last. Batter will be thin. Bake at 350F for 40-45 minutes.
  2. To make fudge frosting: Combine all ingredients in a pot and stir over low heat until melted.  Stir constantly bringing rapidly to a full boil and boil for 1 minute.  Cool until lukewarm.  Add 1 tsp. vanilla and beat until it is of spreading consistency.