You are here

Wisconsin Chocolate Cake

New.Wife's picture
Ingredients
  Cocoa 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Dutch-Process Preferred)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Eggs 3 , separated
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole egg 1
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dairy sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Glossy chocolate frosting 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Candied violets 4
  Candied green leaves 4
Directions

Mix in saucepan cocoa, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 egg yolk, and milk.
Cook over low heat, stirring to prevent sticking; cool.
Cream butter until soft.
Gradually add remaining 1 cup of sugar, beating until well blended.
Add remaining 2 egg yolks and 1 whole egg; mix well.
Stir in sifted dry ingredients alternately with sour cream.
Add vanilla and cocoa mixture.
Fold in the 3 egg whites which have been beaten until stiff but not dry.
Pour into three 8-inch layer pans, lined on the bottom with wax paper.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 30 to 35 minutes.
Turn out on racks and peel off paper.
Cool, and frost top and sides of cake with Glossy Chocolate Frosting.
Decorate with violets and leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.014705
Average: 4 (17 votes)