Thursday, September 4, 2008

CHOCOLATE SAUERKRAUT CAKE

2 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 cups sugar
2/3 cup shortening or butter
3 eggs
1 1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 cup water
1/2 to 2/3 cup sauerkraut, chopped, rinsed, drained

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Add vanilla, salt and cocoa. Sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Alternating, add flour mixture and water. Fold in sauerkraut. Bake in a greased and floured 9x13-inch pan at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes. Frost with your favorite frosting.


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