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Big Bowl Cocoa Cake


My Mom's cake recipe - very moist.



  1. Mix cocoa, shortening, baking soda and cinnamon in a large bowl. Pour boiling water over the top and stir until smooth.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, and beat until smooth; pour into a greased and floured pan. I use an angel food cake pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean.

Bake for 20 minutes in 2 round pans or bake 2 dozen cupcakes for 15 minutes.

Posted by swm56 at Recipe Goldmine April 30, 2001.


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