Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Mahogany Cake with Sour Cream (1936)

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbspns chocolate
  • 1 tspn vanilla
  • 1 tspn soda
Put soda in sour cream.  Add sugar, egg, and then flour.

Melt chocolate and add. Then put in vanilla.  

Bake in loaf or layers. (Note - Bake at 350 degrees until firm and a knife can be cleanly inserted.)  

(Origin - My grandmother's collection of recipes from neighbors and friends. All recipes are handwritten, typed or newspaper clippings, from the 1930s to 1950s.  My grandmother was a farmer's wife in California's Central Valley.) 

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