55 FAVORITE Ann Pillsbury Cake RecipesHere is page 28 from the vintage cookbook “Kate Smith chooses her 55 Favorite Ann Pillsbury CAKE RECIPES”. This was published in 1952 by Pillsbury Mills, Inc. Kate Smith was a popular singer and radio personality with a career that began in the 1930s.

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Favorite Chocolate Cake

Page 28 - Favorite Chocolate Cake Recipe - Click To View LargerMade by the conventional method, this moist cake will be a family favorite. Frost it right in the pan, if you like, and carry it to picnics and other gatherings. Add dates and nuts to the batter for a special treat. Coconut adds a delicious flavor, too.

BAKE at 350° F. for 40 to 50 minutes.
MAKES 12x8x2 or 13x9x2-inch cake.
All ingredients should be at room temperature.

Sift together . . . 1 3/4 cups sifted Pillsbury Sno Sheen Cake Flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon salt

Cream . . . 1/2 cup shortening; add gradually
1 1/4 cups sugar, creaming well.

Blend in . . . 2 egg yolks, one at a time. Beat for 1 minute.

Add . . . 2 squares (2 oz.) chocolate, melted and cooled.

Combine . . . 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add alternately with dry ingredients to creamed mixture, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Blend thoroughly after each addition. (With electric mixer use low speed.)

Beat . . . 2 egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold gently but thoroughly into batter.

Pour . .. batter into well-greased and lightly floured 12x8x2 or 13x9x2-inch pan.

Bake . . . in moderate oven (350° F.) 40 to 50 minutes.
Cool and frost as desired.


Prepare Favorite Chocolate Cake, folding 1/2 cup finely chopped dates and 1/2 cup chopped nuts into batter before pouring into pan. Frost with cocoa butter frosting, page 45.


Prepare Favorite Chocolate Cake, folding 3/4 cup shredded coconut into batter before pouring into pan. Frost with creamy butter frosting, page 46, and sprinkle with toasted coconut if desired.

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