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Chocolate Cake

Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup chocolate
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • yolk of 1 egg
  • 1 cup pulverized sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Grate chocolate; mix with milk, egg yolk, pulverized sugar, vanilla. Boil until chocolate and sugar are melted. Let this cool while making cake.

Cake

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Instructions

Add to this the boiled chocolate, and bake in layers.

Filling

  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • whites of 2 eggs
  • vanilla

Instructions

Boil sugar and water until it threads; then stir into it the egg whites, well beaten. Flavor with vanilla.

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Notes

Attributed to Mrs. John D. Stokes.

Source

Recipes Tried and True (1894).


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