1936 North Dakota Creole Cake

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Jul. 16, 2020

1936 North Dakota Creole Cake - We're not sure what makes this a Creole Cake Recipe? So whether it is a Creole Cake or just an imitation... it doesn't matter, because this is a great easy cake to bake none the less.


Butter/Lard 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Eggs 3
Cocoa 3 Tablespoon
Strong coffee 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sour cream 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Soda 1 Teaspoon
Flavoring extract 1 Teaspoon



1. Preheat oven to 180ºC (350ºF).


2. Cream together the butter and sugar.

3. Add eggs one at a time.

4. Mix cocoa into flour.

5. Mix soda into sour cream, and then mix into butter & sugar.

6. Alternate adding flour and then coffee to the mixer, along with the flavouring.

7. Scrape into a 9x9” greased cake tin, and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean.


8. Cool. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 4