*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                          CLASSIC HERSHEY BAR CAKE
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Butter or margarine
                         -- softened
    1 1/4   c            Granulated sugar
    4                    Eggs
    6                    Hershey’s Milk Chocolate
                         -Bars (1.55 oz. each)
                         -- melted
    2 1/2   c            All-purpose flour
      1/4   ts           Baking soda
    1       d            Salt
    1       c            Buttermilk or sour milk*
      1/2   c            Hershey’s Syrup
    2       ts           Vanilla extract
    1       c            Chopped pecans
                         Powdered sugar (optional)
   Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan
   or 12-cup fluted tube pan. In large mixer bowl, beat butter until
   creamy; gradually add granulated sugar, beating on medium speed of
   electric mixer until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well
   after each addition. Add chocolate; beat until blended. Stir together
   flour, baking soda and salt; add to chocolate mixture alternately with
   buttermilk, beating until blended. Add syrup and vanilla; beat until
   blended. Stir in pecans. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 1 hour and
   15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out
   clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.
   Sift powdered sugar over top, if desired. 12 to 16 servings.
   * To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.
   Hershey’s is a registered trademark of Hershey Foods Corporation.
   Recipe may be reprinted courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens.
   Meal-Master compatible format by: Karen Mintzias
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