Chocolate Rapture Cake

Chocolate Rapture Cake

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"This is a recipe I have had since 1954. I use a cream cheese frosting."
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servings 332 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 332 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.7g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 297 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch, round cake pans.
  2. Sift together cake flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add shortening, chocolate, buttermilk, and vanilla; beat for 2 minutes. Add eggs, and beat for 2 minutes. Stir in coconut. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool, and frost.


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my husband is a confirmed chocoholic and he said this cake was only ok. it had way to much coconut.

I made this cake for my dad for Father's Day, and it was great. The only changes I made were to add a little more chocolate and I took it out of the oven after about 20 min. I am definitely not ...

I am a chocolate lover. That being said, this was not chocolatey enough for me. I was going to frost it with Rick's Buttercream but with the lack of chocolate, I changed direction and put a fren...

Made this for Christmas dinner. Moist and delicious! I thought the directions were a bit off too, but I figured it out. Didn't have quite enough coconut - maybe 3/4 cup, which was plenty - but ...

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