Long ago, a yellow cake with chocolate icing was called a chocolate layer cake.

Grandma s Chocolate Layer Cake 29Grandma s Chocolate Layer Cake 30Break the eggs into a saucer with a kitchen knife.

Break the eggs into a saucer with a kitchen knife.

Use a rubber scraper to clean the sides of the bowl.

Heat oven to 350°.

Grease and flour two 8 or 9-inch round layer pans.

Sift together into mixing bowl

2 1/4 cups sifted

Softasilk Cake Flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt

Add

1/2 cup soft shortening 2/3 cup milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Beat vigorously for 2 minutes (300 strokes). You can use an electric mixer if you scrape the sides down often. Use medium speed.

Add another 1/3 cup milk 2 eggs

Beat 2 minutes.

Pour into prepared pans.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Cool.

Finish with Whiz Chocolate Fudge Flavor Frosting (page 23).

Whiz Chocolate Layer Cake

This is a good cake, too. And easy to make with Betty Crocker Yellow Cake Mix. Just follow the package directions.

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