Gob Cake

Gob Cake

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"The gob cake is a Pennsylvanian relative of whoopie pie, combining a chocolate cake with sweet, creamy icing, as done in this recipe."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 287 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 38g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 285 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Mix the flour, 2 cups of the sugar, baking soda, 6 tablespoons of the cocoa, salt, vegetable oil, vinegar, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and the water together. Stir until just combined. Pour batter into on ungreased 13x9 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Let cake cool than ice.
  4. To Make Icing: Beat together the butter or margarine, vegetable shortening, 1 cup sugar, milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating for 10 minutes. Spread over cooled cake.
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This is SO YUMMY and does taste like a gob (whoopie pie). I did not use the frosting. I used a much easier, fool proof recipe. Beat 3 cups powdered sugar with 1/3 cup softened butter. Add 1 ...

My husband can't stop raving about this cake. However, I didn't use the icing it suggested. I used a cream cheese icing instead... just because I had it leftover from another cake. We're origi...

I have to say, I have never had a whoopie pie or a "gob," but this cake tastes exactly like those little hostess chocolate cupcakes with the cream filling I remember eating as a kid. My husband,...