Recipe: Chocolate Layer Cake

Place in a bowl

  • One cup of sugar,
  • Yolks of two eggs.
  • Cream and then add
  • Six tablespoons of shortening,
  • Three cups of flour,
  • Five level teaspoons baking powder,
  • Two teaspoons of vanilla,
  • One cup of milk or water.

Beat to mix and then cut and fold in the stiffly beaten whites of two eggs. Bake in two layers in prepared pans and when cool place a chocolate FILLING between and ice with chocolate butter cream. See chocolate FILLING recipe.

Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (Year 1918)
by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss