Chocolate Layer Cake No. 2

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten separately
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ½ cup grated chocolate
  • ½ cup grated almonds
  • cups flour
  • teaspoon baking powder


Stir butter and sugar to a cream, add yolks, then gradually add milk, the hot water, stirred into the grated chocolate, flour and baking powder mixed and the almonds and lastly the beaten whites of the eggs.

Bake in two layers, in a moderate oven, with Chocolate Nut Filling, or Sour Cream Filling, No. 2.