Chocolate Cake

Carrie Lou Odom

Farmerville First Baptist Church Sesquicentennial Cookbook 1847-1997

  • 2 square unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup oleo
  • 2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Pour boiling water over chocolate and stir until melted. Cream together oleo, and brown sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. Add flour, soda, salt, buttermilk and vanilla. Pour chocolate over mixture and stir well.

Bake in layers at 325 degrees until done.

Use Chocolate Icing.


  • 2 square chocolate
  • 5 Tbsp oleo
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Melt chocolate and oleo over hot water. Add other ingredients and mix well.

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