Recipe: Chocolate Cake

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 scant cup Pillsbury’s Best
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 square melted chocolate
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Stir butter, egg and sugar until creamy. Add milk little at a time, stirring in gradually flour, sifted with baking powder. Now stir in melted chocolate, add vanilla and beat hard. Bake twenty minutes in a greased shallow pan.

Little Book for A Little Cook, by L. P. Hubbard (1909)