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Kraut Chocolate Cake

Posted in : Cake on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

2/3 C. butter (or margarine); softened1 1/2 C. sugar3 eggs2 1/4 C. flour, all-purpose1/2 C. cocoa1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. soda1/4 tsp. salt1 C. water1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract2/3 C. sauerkraut; rinsed, drained and choppedChocolate cream cheese frosting8 ounces chocolate, sweet cooking6 ounces cream cheese; softened2 Tbsp. light cream2 C. sugar, powdered; sifted1/4 tsp. salt1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions:

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture alternately with water. Add vanilla. Beat well; then stir in kraut. Bake in two greased and floured 8 inch cake pans at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until cake tests done. Cool. Frost with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting. Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting: Melt chocolate over hot water. Cool slightly; then blend in cream cheese and cream. Add sugar gradually. Then add salt and vanilla.