Cocoa Ring

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Cocoa Ring

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  • 1/2 Cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 Tsp. salt
  • 2/3 Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup chopped nuts
  • 1 Cup sugar (divided)
  • 1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tsp. baking powder
  • 1/3 Cup cocoa
  • 3 Tbsp. butter (softened)


  • Cream shortening, 3/4 cup sugar, and eggs until light and fluffy.
  • Sift together flour, sad, and baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  • Spoon 1/3 of batter into a well-greased 6 1/2 cups ring mold or round 9-inch cake pan.
  • Combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar, cocoa, and nuts; sprinkle half over batter in pan and dot with half of butter.
  • Repeat layers and top with remaining third of batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or till done.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes; turn out of mold and serve hot.


Credit by: Sandi Weber

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