Chocolate Lard Bundt Cake
Melt over medium heat, stirring often:
4 Tb unsweetened cocoa
14 ts sugar
8 ts lard
In stand mixer, beat 1 stick softened butter and 16 oz brown sugar until creamy. Add 3 eggs, one at a time, until well blended.
Separately, blend 2 cups flour, 1 ts baking soda, and 1/2 ts salt. Add dry ingredients to egg mixture, alternating with 8 oz sour cream. Add chocolate mixture to batter. Add 1 cup hot water, very slowly, until mixed thoroughly. Add 2 ts vanilla.
Pour into greased (lard) and floured Bundt pan. Bake at 350 for 1 hour. Let cool and flip to remove.