Cocoa Chiffon Cake recipe

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This Cocoa Chiffon Cake is so light and fluffy!! It’s almost like chocolate angel food cake!! You will need to have a few ladies over to help you eat this, otherwise you may eat the whole thing and I cannot be held responsible for that 😉

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Cocoa Chiffon Cake recipe
Author: JB
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa
  • 3/4 Cup boiling Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 3/4 Sifted Cake Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 8 Eggs separated
  • 1/2 Cup Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ Cup Butter softened
  • 2 2/3 Cup Sifted Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup half and half can use milk or whip cream
  • 1/3 Cup Cocoa
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Cake:
  3. Mix the boiling water and cocoa and put aside.
  4. Sift the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add oil, egg yolks, vanilla and cocoa mixture; beat for about 3 minutes at medium speed with mixer.
  6. Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar at high until stiff.
  7. Fold the beaten egg whites into the batter carefully and thoroughly.
  8. Cut through the batter with a knife to break any large air bubbles.
  9. Pour into ungreased angel food pan and bake 55 minutes.
  10. Increase the temperature to 350 and bake another 10 minutes.
  11. Invert to cool before removing from pan.
  12. Frosting:
  13. Cream the butter; blend in cocoa, vanilla, sugar alternately with the cream.
  14. Beat with mixer until smooth and creamy.
  15. Cover the cake, not your fingers, and you are almost done.
  16. Melt 2-1 oz. squares of unsweetened chocolate with 2 tbsps. butter.
  17. Drizzle this over the top of the cake in your own manner.

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5 comments on “Cocoa Chiffon Cake recipe”

  1. This looks like something that would be great for the Holidays..Bookmarked and pinned. Christmas dessert!

  2. This looks really good! I will have to tell my wife about this recipe since she likes to do all the baking 🙂

  3. This looks super yummy! As a chocolate lover, I will have to make this! I never thought of the idea of Chocolate Angel Food Cake but I like, I Iike!!

  4. Wow, this looks great..I am going to make this for Christmas…Thank you very much for taking the time out and sharing these recipes ….so many great ones to 🙂

  5. This is a perfect cake recipe for the holidays! Thanks for sharing! My family and I love chocolate !!!!

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