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Classic Chocolate Birthday Cake
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 2 cups + 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup shortening
    • 1 3/4 cups white granulated sugar
    • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 1/3 cups water
    • optional: 1/3 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips, sprinkles
    • 2 cups all purpose flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 cup unsalted butter
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
    • 3 1/4 cups powdered sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 Tablespoons water

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1459 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 3.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 3579 mg 149.13%
    • Calcium: 178 mg 17.84%
    • Potassium: 226 mg 6.45%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 33.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 345 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13.12%
    • Sugar: 222 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.05%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs16
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq