Mincemeat Cake

This very rich cake will soon become a family holiday-favorite. Originally submitted to CakeRecipe.com.

Mincemeat Cake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
  • 2 2/3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease and flour two 8 inch, round, cake pans.

2 Cream butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs one at a time, beating mixture well after each addition.

3 Dissolve soda in buttermilk, stirring well. Mix flour into creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well after addition. Stir in crumbled mincemeat. Spoon batter into prepared pans.

4 Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes. Remove layers from pans, and cool completely. Fill and frost the cake with Caramel Cream Frosting.

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Mincemeat is listed in the directions but not in the ingredient list. How much is supposed to be used?


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