How to tell your neighbor you’re sorry you crashed their car….

…Make him the chocolate cake recipe that comes with your fabulous Kitchenaid stand mixer:

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2 cups all-purpose
flour
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup low-fat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2 squares (1 oz each)
unsweetened
chocolate, melted
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Chocolate Cake
Combine dry ingredients in mixer bowl. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla. Attach bowl and Flat Beater to mixer. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl.
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Add eggs and chocolate (melt chocolate first).
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Continuing on Speed 2, mix about 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn to Speed 6 and beat about 1 minute.
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Pour batter into two greased and floured 8″ or 9″ round baking pans.
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Bake at 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes, or untiltoothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
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Cool10 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely on wire rack. Frost if desired.
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CLEAN UP! So you can use the mixer to make the amaaaaazing buttercream frosting recipe from the manual, too!
1⁄4 cup butter softened
1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons lowfatmilk
2 cups powderedsugar
Place all ingredients in large bowl. Beat on Speed 3for 30 to 60 seconds, or until smooth and creamy
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Then frost your cake! I cheated and made 2 cakes out of this one…It should be a two-layer cake, but I had to occasions two bake for: car accident forgiveness and 5 month anniversaries (because I’d forgotten the other 4)
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Happy five months to my BF and happy hoepfully-not-having-to-pay-your-deductible to my neighbor!
More recipes from my beauteous mixer to come, amigos!
Besos,
KEK
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One thought on “How to tell your neighbor you’re sorry you crashed their car….

  1. 5 months!?!? Holy Cannoli! (hint hint makesomecannolisandsendthemtoNZ) congrats! you forgot the step where you let me lick all the spoons and utensils with batter on them 🙂

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