Sour Cream Chocolate Layer Cake

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • Yolks of 4 eggs
  • Whites of 3 eggs
  • 1⅓ cups sugar
  • 1 cup thick sour cream
  • 1 teaspoonful soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • cups flour
  • 2 squares chocolate


Beat the yolks and the sugar until very light; melt the chocolate in part of the cream over the fire; let cool and then add it to the rest of the cream. Sift the soda into the flour and add alternately with cream to the yolks and sugar; flavor and cut and fold in the stiffly beaten whites. Bake in square, shallow pans. This will make two layers. When cool put together with Boiled Icing.