Published Jan 06, 2010 in Cakes

This recipe was clipped from a newspaper, date unknown but judging from the information on the back this is from the 1940’s – 1950’s. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

Vintage Clipping For Chocolate Ice Box Cake Recipe

Here is the traditional ice box cake made with lady fingers.

Chocolate Ice Box Cake
Mrs. K. H. Harrington

Shave 2 bars of sweet chocolate into upper part of a double boiler. Add 4 tablespoonfuls boiling water and 4 tablespoonfuls powdered sugar. Place on flame in double boiler to melt. Beat 4 egg yolks light, set chocolate mixture off flame. Add beaten yolks and continue beating until well blended. Add 1 teaspoonful vanilla, a pinch of salt, and fold in 4 egg whites which have been beaten stiff.

Place halves of lady fingers all around a square mold 8×12 also covering the bottom closely, then a layer of chocolate and again the lady fingers until all are used. Place in refrigerator over night.

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