Grandma Evelyn's Chocolate Nut Layer Cake

Course : Cakes
Serves: 8
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2/3 cup butter or vegetable fat
2 cups sugar
5 large eggs separated
2 1/2 cups fishers blend pastry flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 cup chopped walnut meats
4 ounces ghirardellis unsweetened cake -- , melted chocolate
2 teaspoons vanilla

Preparation / Directions:

Cream butter, add sugar and well beaten egg yolks. Sift together pastry flour, baking powder and salt. Add these alternately with milk. Stir in nuts, chocolate and vanilla. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake in three well greased 9-inch layer cake tins, in a moderate oven (about 360 F.) (Yes, it says 360 F, not 350 F) 25 minutes. Spread with a boiled white or mocha frosting.


Nutritional Information:

238 Calories (kcal); 3g Total Fat; (10% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 51g Carbohydrate; 117mg Cholesterol; 168mg Sodium

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