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Chocolate Lush Dessert

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Ingredients

2 squares unsweetened chocolate
4 tablespoons margarine
2 cups flour
1-1/2 cup sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups chopped nuts
1-1/2 cups white sugar
1-1/2 cups brown sugar (not packed)
8 teaspoons cocoa

Instructions

Melt chocolate and margerine together and mix with flour, 1-1/2 cups sugar, baking powder, salt, milk and vanilla; put into 9x13-inch or next size larger pan. Mix together nuts, white sugar, brown sugar and cocoa. Sprinkle over cake batter in pan. Pour 3-1/2 cups boiling water over entire mixture. Bake 350 degrees 30 to 40 minutes.

Shirley Stidmon
East Moline



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