CHOCOLATE CHIFFON with Fluffy Vanilla Frosting

Mary Louise


An OLD recipe from a church book I have worn out! I used to make this Chiffon Cake for a neighbor of mine who loved chocolate cakes.
It takes a little more effort and time than other cakes, but it is well worth it.
It makes a beautiful cake that tastes even better!

I frosted this cake with a Fluffy Vanilla Frosting, because that is they way Jim wanted it!
You can glaze this or use any frosting that you like. This Fluffy Vanilla is not a sweet frosting and is refreshing for the summer.

Note: The frosting recipe is from Jim's ex wife!


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20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


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combine and let cool:
3/4 c
boiling water
3/4 c
cocoa powder
sift together in a bowl:
1 3/4 c
1 3/4 c
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
make a well and add:
1/2 c
cooking oil
the cooled cocoa mixture
unbeaten egg yolks
2 tsp
beat until smooth
in a large mixing bowl add:
1 c
egg whites (7 or 8)
1/2 tsp
cream of tartar
beat until very stiff
1 small pkg
vanilla instant pudding (french)
1/4 c
powdered sugar
1 c
cool whip (3/4 of small container), thawed

How to Make CHOCOLATE CHIFFON with Fluffy Vanilla Frosting


  • 1Combine water and cocoa. Let cool.
  • 2Sift together in a bowl flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Make a well and add cooking oil, the cooled cocoa mixture, egg yolks and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  • 3In a large mixing bowl beat until very stiff egg whites and cream of tartar.
  • 4Pour egg yolk mixture in thin stream over entire surface of egg whites, gently cutting and folding in with a rubber spatula until blended.
  • 5~Picture shows batter ready to be poured into tube pan.~
  • 6Pour into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 65 to 70 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • 7~Cake removed from oven. Ready to be inverted.~
  • 8Invert pan. Let hang until cool. When cool remove from pan and put on cake plate.
  • 9I have frosted the cake with a simple frosting.
    In a large bowl combine pudding, milk and powdered sugar. Beat until smooth. Place in freezer to set/thicken pudding about 5 minutes. Fold in Cool Whip. Frost cake.


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Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

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