Luscious Chocolate Cake

Luscious Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Lisa Mersereau


My Great grandmother used to bake this for me for my birthday's. It is moist, chocolaty and so so so very good. This recipe has been in our family since my great-grandmother got married in 1905. My Great Grandma won the Blue-ribbon for this recipe in 1906 at The Skagit County Fair.


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15 Min
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  • 2 1/4 c
    cake flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 2/3 c
  • 1/3 c
    butter (softened)
  • 1 1/4 c
    butter milk
  • 1
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
  • 3
    chocolate, unsweetened squares melted!!
  • 1/4 c
    black coffee

How to Make Luscious Chocolate Cake


  1. Sift together dry ingredients.
  2. Add butter and buttermilk.
    Beat 2 minutes at low speed.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Beat 2 minutes low speed.
  4. Grease and flour either 1 9X13 or 2 9 inch pans. Bake at 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes. Until tooth pick comes out clean. Top with frosting of your choice. Chocolate was my favorite with chopped walnuts on top.

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About Luscious Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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