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Ruby's Cold Water Cocoa Cake

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Serves | Prep Time one hour | Cook Time 30 - 45 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

This is a recipe that was given to my Mother when she was a young bride in Smiths Ferry Idaho by Ruby Etheridge. When she died I got several of her favorite recipes which I plan on handing down to my Daughters and Grand Daughter. This recipe is over 75 years old.

Ingredients You'll Need

2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp soda
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp salt
6 tbls baking cocoa
1 egg
1 to 1 1/2 cups cold water
2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup shortening


sift all the dry ingredients together 3 times

add the wet ingredients to the dry ones and beat well

Pour into 2 9 inch greased and floured cake pans

bake at 350 degrees until a toothpick comes out clean

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