Monday, December 7, 2009

chocolate cake and Linda Bruderer's mom's frosting

Above are 3 pictures. The top two are Guy and Scarlett frosting and decorating the Beverly Nye chocolate cake with Linda Bruderer's mom frosting recipe. I used to always make this.

The bottom picture is one that Jocelyn's friend sent her and it reminded Jocelyn of the cake I used to make, which was first made for me by Linda Bruderer herself. Thought it was time to include these 2 recipes.

Beverly Nye's Delicious Chocolate Cake
Beat together:
1 cup salad oil
1 cup buttermilk
2 egg yolks
1 t. vanilla

2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1 T. baking soda
1/4 t. salt

1 cup boiling water

Bake in 9x13 pan or 3 round pans at 325 degrees for one hour.

Linda Bruderer's mom's frosting (Mrs. O'Connor)

Bring to boil and stir constantly til thick (about 10 minutes):
3 T. flour
1 cup milk

Then cool to room temperature.

1/4 pound oleo - softened
1/2 cup crisco
1 cup confectioner's sugar
1 t. vanilla

Add the cooled milk mixture and mix again for about 10 minutes til smooth and light.

Frost cakes and add decorations (Hershey kisses, what else?)

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