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Monday, March 03, 2008

Crunchy-Topped cocoa Cake

Ingredients :

All-Purpose flour - 1 1/2 Cups
Sugar - 1 Cup
HERSHEY'S Cocoa - 1 Cup
Baking Soda - 1 Tsp
Salt - 1/2 Tsp
Water - 1 Cup
Vegetable Oil - 1/4 Cup + 2Tsp
White Vinegar - 1 Tsp
Vanilla Extract - 1 Tsp
Broiled Topping(Recipe Follows)
Method :
1) Heat oven to 350 degree F.Grease and flour the pan and keep aside.
2) Stir together flour,sugar,cocoa,baking soda and salt.Add water,oil,vinegar and vanilla;beat with a spoon or whisk just until batter is smooth and well blended.Pour batter into prepared pan.
3) Bake 35-45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.Meanwhile ,prepare the Broiled Topping; spread on warm cake.Set oven to broil; place pan about 4 inches from the heat.Broil 3 minutes or until top is bubbly and golden brown.Remove from oven.Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Broiled Topping :
Softened butter or margarine - 1/4 Cup[1/2 stick]
Packed Light Brown Sugar - 1/2 Cup
Chopped Nuts - 1/2 Cup
MOUNDS Sweetened Coconut Flakes - 1/2 Cup
Light Cream or Evaporated milk - 3 Tbsp
Combine everything in a bowl until well blended.

Recipe Source :Easy Baking HERSHEY'S COCOA by Publications International Limited.