Super-Chocolate Cake

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

Chocolate cakes were comparatively new in Britain in the Edwardian period but caught on quickly. The writer of this recipe, Agnes Jekyll, was the daughter of a politician, the sister of one of Britain’s most influential gardeners, and a strong supporter of the arts. She was one of many strong-minded, talented women who forged careers for themselves in the years after the Great War, and her book, Kitche