Delectable Chocolate Cake

“The yogurt in this cake makes it nice and moist. The Superb Chocolate Frosting that goes with it is genuinely ‘superb.'” – April Ferre

Delectable Chocolate Cake

Course: Cakes & Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 1- Oz Sqaures Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • 2 Eggs Separated
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Cooking Oil
  • 1 8- Oz Cup Plain Yogurt
  • 1/3 Cup Milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two 9-inch rounds.
  • Melt chocolate in double boiler. Beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add in 1/2 cup sugar. Beat until stiff and glossy. Set aside.
  • Sift and measure flour. Sift again into large bowl with baking soda, salt and 1 cup sugar. Add oil and 1/2 of yogurt. Beat 1 minute. Add remaining yogurt, milk, egg yolks and melted chocolate. Beat 1 minute. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  • Pour into prepared pans. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out dry. Cool on racks 15 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely before frosting.
  • Frost with Superb Chocolate Frosting. Makes 12-16 servings.

2000 Recipe – April Ferre – From Knudsen’s Cooking for Compliments, 1977

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