Old Fashioned Chocolate Layer Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
Print a Recipe Card
3 x 5 Card | 4 x 6 Card | Printer Friendly


2/3 cup unsalted butter
8 large egg yolk
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
6 large egg white
1 cup cake flour
10 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
1 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup half and half
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation / Directions:

Combine melted butter, yolks, and sugar in a mixer bowl process until well blended add cake flour and grated semi-sweet chocolate-mix well fold in beaten egg whites-mix gently pour into parchment-lined cake pans bake @ 325 degrees for 25-30 minutes remove from oven and invert onto a cooling rack remove cakes from pans, remove and discard parchment place cakes in the refrigerator to chill combine butter and cocoa in a mixer bowl process until butter is well creamed add salt and powdered sugar process until well blended add half and half and vanilla extract-mix well cover and maintain at room temperature until needed split cakes and frost as desired serve at room temperature


Nutritional Information:

860 Calories (kcal); 46g Total Fat; (46% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 107g Carbohydrate; 320mg Cholesterol; 129mg Sodium

Rate this Recipe?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor                            Great

E-mail this to a friend!

Friend's Name (TO):
Friend's E-mail Address:
Your Name (FROM):
Your E-mail Address:

More Cakes Recipes