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    Marble Cake

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    2 1/4 cups flour (softasilk) -- sifted
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup shortening
    2/3 cup milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/3 cup milk
    1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    2 tablespoons water
    4 whole egg whites -- unbeaten
    **chocolate frosting**
    1/2 cup shortening
    2 cups powdered sugar
    1/2 cup cocoa (up to 2/3 cup)
    1 teaspoon vanilla


    Sift together in a bowl dry ingredients. Add 1/2 cup shortening, 2/3 cup
    milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Beat 2 minutes. Add another 1/3 cup
    milk and 4 egg whites, unbeaten. Beat 2 more minutes. To 1/3 of the
    batter add 1 square unsweetened chocolate (1 ounce) melted, mixed with 1/4
    teaspoon baking soda and 2 tablespoons warm water. Pour alternately in a
    greased 9" square pan. Bake at 350 for 35 to 45 minutes. Frost with
    chocolate frosting.

    Chocolate frosting: Beat shortening and powdered sugar together. Add
    cocoa. Add milk by tablespoon till thick enough to spread. Add 1 teaspoon




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