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Chocolate Cake Recipe from The Corvallis Gazette- Times

Thursday, December 26, 1957

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Eggs (separated)
  • 1 ½ Cups of Sugar
  • 1 ¾ Cups of Sifted Cake Flour
  • ¾ Teaspoons of Baking Soda
  • ¾ Teaspoons of Salt
  • ½ Cup of Cooking Oil
  • 1 Cup of Buttermilk
  • 2 Squares of Unsweetened Chocolate or ½ Cup of Hershey’s Cocoa
  • 1 Tablespoon of Shortening

Directions:

  • Mix together flour and cocoa powder in a large bowl
  • Add sugar, baking powder, and salt
  • Mix well
  • Separate eggs and add egg whites to a separate bowl
  • Whisk until frothy while adding sugar
  • Add cooking oil, butter, and half of buttermilk to bowl of dry ingredients
  • Mix well
  • Add remaining buttermilk
  • Add egg yolks
  • Add frothy egg whites
  • Mix well
  • Pour batter into two greased baking pans
  • Tap pans to release air bubbles
  • Bake for 40 minutes at 325º
  • Remove cakes from pans and add layer of frosting between them before stacking
  • Frost the outside of the cake
  • Slice and enjoy

Frosting:

  • Mix together butter, cocoa powder, vanilla, and an egg
  • Add cream and mix
  • Add powdered sugar until batch thickens

 

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