Luci Baynes Johnson's Grooms Cake
December 12, 2021
"Luci had requested Loyola's Recipe" for a "Groom's Cake," since Patrick LOVED the Chocolate cake that he had eaten at the Beal's House when they introduced him to the "other Austin Family, where she often came home from school to stay and play, till dinner at home."
- Serving Size: 1 (248 g)
- Calories 637.6
- Total Fat - 29.4 g
- Saturated Fat - 17.2 g
- Cholesterol - 258.6 mg
- Sodium - 436.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 84.5 g
- Dietary Fiber - 2.9 g
- Sugars - 65.1 g
- Protein - 11.7 g
- Calcium - 86.8 mg
- Iron - 2 mg
- Vitamin C - 0 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Melt chocolate in double boiler first. Cream butter and sugar, add eggs.
Sift flour and add alternately with milk. Then add 1/2 cup hot water to melted chocolate.
Put other 1/2 cup water in a pan and bring to a boil (THIS IS MOST IMPORTANT).
To this add soda and immediately add this to chocolate mixture.
Pour chocolate mixture into the batter, add vanilla.
Bake in greased and floured pan at 325 degrees for about 50 minutes.
Cake will pull away from sides of pan when done.
Spread frosting on immediately
Cook in double boiler 12 minutes
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.