Aunt Georgie's chocolate cake

Don't cry over sour milk; make a chocolate cake out of it. This cake is from the "Farm Journal's Choice Chocolate Recipes" cookbook, and was originally posted to net.cooks by kathyd@azure. It is moist and rich and does not need frosting Mint chocolate ice cream and a slab of this cake makes an outrageous dessert.


(Serves 1 or more)


  1. Preheat oven to Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt into mixing bowl.
  2. Add egg, butter, sour milk, hot water and vanilla.
  3. Beat (preferably with an electric mixer) at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour batter into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  5. Bake at for 20 minutes or until it tests done (a toothpick or fork comes out clean). Cool in pan.


To sour sweet milk, place 1 Tbsp vinegar in a measuring cup and add enough milk to make 1 cup


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 15 minutes mixing, 20 minutes baking.
Precision: Measure the ingredients.


Tony Lill 
XIOS Systems Corporation, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 
Recipe last modified: 14 Apr 87

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Subject: RECIPE: Sour milk chocolate cake
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Date: 16 Oct 87 05:13:42 GMT
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