Avalanche Lily’s Scratch Chocolate Cake
This is a standard, time-proven American recipe. It is a favorite in our family.
2 Cups white flour (sifting the flour is optional)
1 Cup Cocoa Powder
2 tsp Baking Soda
2 Cups Granulated Sugar
2 Cups Hot Water
2 Rounded TBSPs of Butter
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Thoroughly mix all ingredients into a batter
Oil (or lard) coat the interior of a 8″x16″ glass baking dish.
Pour batter evenly into the baking dish
Bake uncovered for 35 minutes.
Decorating and serving Suggestions
Allow cake to cool 20 minutes before frosting.
Can be served warm or cold.
Frosting is optional.
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