Sunday, April 29, 2007

~Chocolate Chiffon Cake~


Chocolate Chiffon Cake

2 1/4 cups flour
1 3/4 cups white sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup crisco oil
7 egg yolks
3/4 cup cold water
2 tsp vanilla
Beat above until smooth
*** Beat the 7 egg whites in a seperate bowl add 1/2 tsp cream of tarter & beat until peaks hold firm
Fold in beaten egg whites into the egg yolk bowl in small amounts. Add 3 squares of grated unsweetened chocolate (use smallest grate setting) (Fold in-Do not beat)
Bake @ 325 deg in a tube pan (don't grease) for one hour, when baked turn upside down over a bottle ~ leave hanging till cool.

Icing

4 Tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
Cook the above in a pot on stove top until thick, then cool
1/2 cup hard margarine
1/2 cup crisco
(beat both for 4 mins)
add
1 cup of icing sugar
beat until well blended
add flour mixture and beat again
add
2 tsp vanilla & food coloring
Beat until fluffy & Ice your cake
(this is not an overly sweet icing & works very well with the Chiffon Cake)

I got this yummy recipe from my wonderful Mother-in-law Pat...Thanks Mom!!!

So now I am passing this amazing recipe on to you, enjoy!!!!

5 comments:

Yvette said...

Oh YUM!!! I'm thinking choc cake for dessert tonight :o)Thanks for sharing.

Ila said...

Wow, This sounds totally Wonderful!! I'm going to have to save this recipe to try!!

Quilt Nut said...

that looks yummy! thanx for sharing the recipe

Lisa C. said...

wow does that look soooo yummy!

mimihas5 said...

Yumo! Your cake looks delicious.

Mary