• Gammy

    Gammy's Chocolate Cake

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    Courtesy of Lisa Acker-Moulder, Director of the Betsy Ross House. “One of my most prized possessions is my grandmother’s handwritten cake recipe. She baked the most delicious chocolate cake for family occasions and every time my sister and I asked for it (she spoiled us!). She passed away several years ago, but my sister and I always make sure that her cake is still part of each of our family celebrations. I can feel her presence whenever I watch my daughters and nephews devour ‘Gammy’s cake’."

    • 2 cups flour
    • 2 cups sugar
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • 1 tsp. baking powder
    • 2 tsp. baking soda
    • ¾ cup cocoa powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup milk
    • ½ cup oil
    • 1 cup boiling coffee (very strong)
    • 2 tsp. vanilla
    Step 1

    Sift dry ingredients together, then add remaining ingredients and beat well

    Step 2

    NOTE: Batter is very thin

    Step 3

    Bake in two 9” greased and floured pans at 350 degrees for 30 minutes

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