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       Title: Chocolate Death Cake
  Categories: Cakes, Chocolate
       Yield: 16 servings
       2 c  Cake flour
       2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
       2 c  Sugar
       3 lg Eggs
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla
       3 oz Unsweetened baking chocolate
            Melted and cooled
       1 c  Sour cream
       1 c  Water; boiling
     1/2 c  Butter or margarine
      12 oz Caramels
       1 cn Sweetened condensed milk
   Grease and flour a 9x13 pan. Set aside. Sift together cake
   flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. Beat butter and
   sugar together in large mixing bowl. Blend in the eggs and
   beat until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla and melted
   chocolate. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the
   sour cream, beating well after each addition. Stir in the
   boiling water. Batter will be thin. Pour half of the batter
   into the prepared cake pan. Bake at 350~ for 10-12 minutes
   until firm to the touch.
   Meanwhile, prepare filling by mixing butter, caramels and
   condensed milk in a suacepan and melt over low heat,
   stirring often. When melted, pour the mixture over the
   half-baked cake. Pour remaining cake batter over the
   caramel mixture and return to oven. Bake 15-20 minutes or
   until firm to the touch. Cool and frost OR serve with
   whipped cream OR a la mode.