This is a delicious, moist chocolate cake that has always been a family favorite. My dad often requested this for his birthday cake, so this year, this can be a father’s day cake! It tastes great alone, but it’s especially yummy with fresh strawberries and some vanilla ice cream!
3 sticks butter $0.36
2 1/2 cups sugar $1.00
1/2 cup brown sugar $0.34
3 cups all-purpose flour $0.15
5 heaping teaspoons cocoa $0.40
1/2 tsp. baking powder $0.04
1/4 tsp. salt $free (ish)
5 eggs $0.60
1 cup milk $0.16
1 tsp. vanilla $0.08
Total Cost = $3.13
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Using a mixer, cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar.
In a separate bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
Add eggs one at a time to creamed (butter/sugar) misture. Gradually add milk, vanilla, and dry ingredients.
Grease (shortening works best) and flour sides of LARGE tube pan or bundt pan.
Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes.