Thursday, August 6, 2020

Nevada Sour Dough Chocolate Cake (1978)

  • 1/2 cup sour dough starter
  • 1/4 cup dry milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tspn vanilla
  • 1 tspn red food coloring
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1-1/2 tspns baking soda
  • 3 squares melted chocolate
Mix the sour dough starter, dry milk, flour, and water well, and let stand a couple hours in a warn place until yeasty smelling. 

Cream shortening and sugar. Add vanilla, red food coloring, salt, and baking soda. Add eggs, one at a time, and mix well. Then add melted chocolate. Stir all together with first mixture. 

Blend, and pour into a 7-x-11 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees until tests done. 

More "Lost" Recipes from "Ruby Valley Friendship Club Cookbook"
Pear Pecan Crunch Pie (1978)
Caramel Dumplings with Cream (1978)

(Origin - "The Ruby Valley Friendship Club Cookbook," published in 1978 in Ruby Valley, Elko, Nevada. Recipe by LaVonne Mader.)

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