*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      JACK-O-LANTERN CHOCOLATE CAKE *
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Holiday                          Chocolate
                 Cakes                            Halloween
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            Cake Flour -- sifted
    1       t            Soda
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       c            Butter -- or shortening
    1 1/3   c            Brown sugar -- firmly packed
    3                    Eggs -- well beaten
    4       oz           Unsweetened Chocolate -- melt
      2/3   c            Water
 
   Sift flour once, measure, add soda -and salt, and sift
   together three times. Cream butter thoroughly, add
   sugar gradually, and cream together until light and
   fluffy. Add eggs and beat well; then chocolate and
   blend. Add flour, alternately with water, a small
   amount at a time, beating after each addition until
   smooth. Bake in two greased deep 9 layer pans in 350~
   oven for 30 minutes, or until done. Use Halloween
   Frosting (See recipe) Spread orange tinted frosting
   between layers, reserving about 1/4 for pumpkin
   decoration. Spread chocolate frosting on top and sides
   of,cake, reserving sinall amount for decorating.
   Decorate top of cake with pumpkin of orange tinted
   frosting. Outline eyes, nose, and mouth of
   jack-o'-lantern- face with chocolate frosting, using
   pastry tube or or a small knife. Melted chocolate may
   be used for outlining jack-o'-lantern faces.
 
 
 
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