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       Title: Victory Chocolate Cake
  Categories: Cheesecakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 16 servings
       2 c  Flour; unbleached; sifted
     1/2 c  Cocoa; baking
   2 1/4 ts Baking soda
     3/4 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Vegetable shortening
     1/3 c  Sugar
   1 1/2 c  Dark corn syrup
       3 lg Eggs; separated
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
       1 c  Coffee; cooled
   Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; set
   aside. Cream the shortening and sugar in a mixing bowl
   until light and fluffy, using an electric mixer at medium
   speed.  Blend in the corn syrup and egg yolks. Beat in
   vanilla.  Add dry ingredients alternately with coffee to
   creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. Beat egg
   whites in another bowl until stiff peaks form.  Fold egg
   whites into cake batter.
   Pour batter into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake
   in preheated 350 degree oven 45 minutes or until cake tests
   done. Cool in pan on rack.
   NOTE: This cake recipe dates from WW II and as you can see,
   sugar was very precious and in short supply.