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Creole Chocolate Cake
|3 squares baking chocolate||½ cup sugar|
|1 cup milk||1 egg|
|½ cup butter||1 cup sugar|
|3 eggs||1 tsp. vanilla|
|2 cup flour||1 tbsp. baking powder|
|dash of cinnamon|
Melt baking chocolate in double boiler with the ½ cup sugar and milk; til well blended.
Remove from heat ;add 1 egg.
Stir well and cool slightly. Cream butter and 1 cup sugar; add 3 eggs, beating well then add the chocolate mixture and vanilla.
Site flour, baking powder and cinnamon; add to mixture, beating well.
Pour into 2 greased & floured 9-inch cake pans.
Bake at 350º for 25 to 30 minutes.
Frost cake with Creole Icing(recipe follows).
|1 tbsp. softened butter||¼ cup black coffee|
|3 tbsp. cocoa||pinch of cinnamon|
|3 ¼ cups confectioners' sugar|
Combine butter, coffee, cocoa & cinnamon.
Gradually add sugar, beating to spreading consistency.
Yeild: 1 1/3 cups icing or enough for an 8 or 9-inch layer cake.