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       Title: Double Chocolate Bar Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 12 servings
            For cake:
       1    Milk chocolate; (7-oz)  brok
            Into bits
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
            -- softened
       1 c  Boiling water
       2 c  All-purpose flour
   5 1/2 c  Granulated sugar
     1/2 c  Unsweetened cocoa powder
       2 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Salt
       2    Eggs
     1/2 c  Sour cream
       1 ts Vanilla
            For frosting:
       1 c  Powdered sugar
     1/2 c  Unsweetened cocoa powder
       2 c  Whipping cream
       2 ts Vanilla
   Recipe by: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
   To prepare cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and
   flour 3 (9-inch) round baking pans.
   In a small bowl, stir together chocolate bar pieces, butter
   and water until chocolate melts.
   In a large mixer bowl, stir together flour, sugar, cocoa
   powder, baking soda and salt. Gradually add chocolate
   mixture, beating on medium speed until well blended. Add
   eggs, sour cream and vanilla; beat until well blended. Beat
   on medium speed 1 minute.
   Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or
   until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let
   cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Let cool
   To prepare frosting: In large mixer bowl, stir together
   sugar and cocoa powder. Add cream and vanilla; beat until
   stiff. Use to fill and frost cake.
   Refrigerate any leftover cake.
   Yield: 12 servings.
   Tester’s note: Very rich, light cake. Not too sweet, but
   with an intense chocolate flavor.
   From The Franklin House, Alton, Illinois.