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checkerboard cake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

This cake will be a hit at any get together or party. You might mace two one might not be enough. This recipe is from ( )

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For checkerboard cake

  • 4 c
    purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    2 sticks butter softened
  • 2 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
  • 4
    squares (4 oz) semi sweet chocolate,melted
  • chocolate or buttercream icing

How To Make checkerboard cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray pans with vegetable oil.
  • 2
    In a large bowl cream butter and sugar with electric mixer. until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and vanilla mix well.
  • 3
    Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to butter mixture alternately with milk, mix well after each addition. Continue beating 1 minute. Divide batter in half. Stir melted chocolate into half the batter. MIX WELL.
  • 4
    Place Dividing Batter Ring into one prepared pan. Follow instructions for filling sections. ( For convenient filling, place batter in 2 disposable decorating bags )one for yellow and one for chocolate.
  • 5
    Bake layers 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely
  • 6
    Assemble cake following directions. Ice entire cake with chocolate icing. Serves 20
  • 7
    NOTE: If you don't have a set of checkerboard cake pans. You can get them at ( )