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baldiboys Oct 23, 2012 04:04 PM

Does anyone have a recipe for this???? Mt Grandmother used to make this for me and the recipe has been lost. It was the best chocolate cake in the whole world with the best butter cream frosting. Any help would appreciated!!!!!!!

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    chocolatetartguy Oct 23, 2012 04:56 PM

    Joe or Gene?

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    1. re: chocolatetartguy
      algct Oct 24, 2012 06:17 AM

      Excellent!

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      Nyleve Oct 24, 2012 07:03 AM

      If Joe, then Red Velvet, of course.

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        zitronenmadchen Oct 24, 2012 07:22 AM

        It should be two layers, one red, one black.

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        baldiboys Oct 24, 2012 08:57 AM

        It was devils food like with white butter cream frosting.....

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          shallots Oct 24, 2012 09:04 AM

          I can't give you help, but you might want to contact the Washington Post which has been one of the major newspapers since the earlier McCarthy was a power. They also have a wonderful (or had) cooking section, and it might be in their archives.

          1. mcf Oct 24, 2012 09:05 AM

            Edit, I thought you might mean Carolyn, but she's a congressional rep.

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              baldiboys Oct 24, 2012 11:17 AM

              old recipe folks..........50's or 60's

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