Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

4 sqrs Baking Chocolate
1 cup Butter (softened)
2 1/4 cups Granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups Buttermilk or sour milk
3 cups Sifted cake flour (I used regular flour)
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
5 Large Eggs, Separated
1 tsp Vanilla

Melt the baking chocolate over simmering water, and add to the butter and sugar creamed together well. Add Buttermilk and flour which has been sifted with the baking soda, baking powder, and salt, alternately, then add the well-beaten egg yolks, and the egg whites, stiffly whipped, and lastly the vanilla. Pour into prepared cake pans (Three 9 inch round pans) that have been greased and floured. Bake at 350 for about 30-35min

1 comment:

Thomas said...

Who is that sharply dressed man in the background? Probably the one who devoured the delicious cake pictured. Thanks for the link, Amelia.