Cooking With Locals: Kris Lee

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Our featured “Cooking With Locals” chef of the day is Kris Lee. He is a local writer and director from Starkville. His featured recipe is a “Scotch Chocolate Cake”.


Scotch Chocolate Cake

2 cups sugar

2 cups plain flour

(Sift together and set aside)

1 stick oleo

4 tablespoons cocoa

1/2 Crisco

1 cup water

(Bring to a boil. Pour over sugar and flour mixture. Mix well and add remaining ingredients)

1 teaspoon soda dissolved in 1/2 cup buttermilk

2 eggs – beaten

1 teaspoon vanilla

(Mix with other ingredients.)

Bake for 45 minutes at 300 degrees in a greased floured oblong pan.


Icing for Scotch Chocolate Cake

Start icing 5 minutes before cake is done. Sift 1lb. powered sugar into a large bowl.

In a boiler: 1 stick oleo

4 tablespoons cocoa

6 tablespoons buttermilk

Bring to a boil and pour over powered sugar. Beat slightly.

Add: 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 cup chopped pecans. Pour over cake while hot.



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