Chess Cake Recipe

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Chess Cake

ginger skaggs

By
@mamagin

I got this recipe out of the alumni cookbook of the college I graduated from. I've made it many times over the past 30 years. It's rich but boy is it good. My boys love it topped with ice cream.


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Serves:

variable

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

2 sticks butter or margarine
1 box brown sugar ( lb.)
1 c. granulated sugar
4 egg yolks
2 c. all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 c. broken nuts
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
4 egg whites

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter; add both sugars and blend well.
2
Add egg yolks and beat well.
3
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to creamed mixture.
4
Fold in nuts and vanilla.
5
Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into creamed mixture.
6
Spread batter in greased and floured 9x13 pan.
7
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
8
This cake is suppose to sink in the center. If overcooked the outside edges will get hard.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy