1 C. Sour Milk (milk with a capful of apple cider vinegar in it)
2 t. baking soda
3 C. flour
1 C. boiling water
Frosting Ingredients-1/2 C. margarine, 1/4 C. Cocoa, 6 T. milk, 2 T. coffee, 1 t. vanilla,1-1.5 lbs powdered sugar
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, milk, and soda. Add dry ingredients then vanilla and boiling water.
Bake at 325 in two greased 9″ circular baking pans (or one 9×13 pan) until firm in the middle (about 35 minutes) Cool.
For frosting combine margarine and cocoa in saucepan until melted. Slowly add in milk, margarine and cocoa until blended, heat until boiling. Pour over 1 lb. powdered sugar. Add in a splash of coffee (about 2T.) and vanilla. Continue mixing and adding powered sugar until it is a thick pourable consistency.
Pour a thin layer of frosting between cooled cake layers and stack. Then pour remaining frosting over cake. Use spatula to smooth sides.
Decorate with sprinkles, rock candy, or whatever you desire! Serve with vanilla ice cream.