*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              Mocha Layer Cake
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Layer Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          Cake flour -- sifted
    3      tablespoons   Cocoa
    2 1/4  teaspoons     Salt
      1/2  cup           Butter -- or shortening
    1      cup           Sugar
    1                    Egg -- well beaten
      3/4  cup           Coffee -- strong
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla
                         -----FILLING & TOPPING-----
    2      tablespoons   Conf. sugar
    1      cup           Cream -- whipped
      1/2  cup           Dates -- finely cut-or raisin
      1/2  cup           Nut meats -- broken
 
 Sift flour once, measure, add cocoa, baking powder and salt and sift together
three times. Cream butter thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream together
until light and fluffy; then beat in egg. Add flour, alternately with coffee, a
small amount at a time, beating after each addition until smooth. Add vanilla.
 Bake in two greased 9 layer pans in moderate oven, 375~, 30 minutes. Cool. Add
confectioners' sugar to whipped cream, mixing until blended. Fold dates and nut
meats into whipped cream. Spread between layers of cake. Sift confectioners'
sugar over top of cake.
 
 
 
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