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Pennsylvania Dutch Funny Cakes

Pennsylvania Dutch Funny Cakes

Ingredients

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  • 3 (9 inch) unbaked pie crusts

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 3/4 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

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Pennsylvania Dutch Funny Cakes

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup sugar, cocoa, water, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat to the boiling point, but do not boil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together 1 1/2 cup sugar and butter. Beat in eggs. Stir in milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; mix into the creamed mixture. Divide batter into the pastry shells. Pour 1/3 of the cocoa mixture on top of the cake batter in each pastry shell.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or till cake is done.

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 1.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 130 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe by Sally

“These are Pennsylvania Dutch Funny Cakes, baked in a pie crust with a chocolate “funny” layer that sinks to the bottom while baking.”

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