Chocolate Layer Cake No. 1

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 3 squares (3 oz.) chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • ΒΌ cup water
  • β…“ cup milk
  • ΒΌ cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • β…” cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoonfuls baking powder
  • Β½ teaspoon vanilla


Cook all together, stirring constantly until smooth and thick, then put it away to cool; for remainder of cake as follows:

Cream butter and sugar, adding a little of the milk, then the beaten yolks; remainder of the milk and flour sifted with the baking powder; then the cooked chocolate mixture, and flavoring. Lastly cut and fold in whites of the eggs which have been beaten very stiff. Bake in layers and put layers together with plain Boiled Icing.

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