Creaming Method

2/3 cup Swift'ning 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt.

1 teaspoon vanilla.

2 eggs.


Three 8-inch or two 9-inch layers.

2 1/3 cups sifted cake flour 3/4 teaspoon soda.

2 teaspoons double acting baking powder cup cocoa.

1 1/3 cups buttermilk or sour milk *

Cream Swift'ning. Add sugar, salt, and vanilla. Cream until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, and cocoa. Add alternately with buttermilk, adding flour first and last. Mix until thoroughly blended. Line bottoms of three 8-inch or two 9-inch pans with two layers of waxed paper. Pour equal amounts of batter into each pan. Bake.

Baking Temperature

375° F.

Baking Time

About 33 minutes.

*To make 1 cup sour milk place 1 tablespoon vinegar in measuring cup and fill with sweet milk.

Suggested Frosting

Snowy Cream Frosting with melted bitter chocolate, Chocolate Frosting.