Clabber Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

Elizabeth Benaka says this cake looks and tastes like German Chocolate Cake. From the cookbook "Heritage of Cooking" A Collection of Recipes from East Perry County, Missouri. To find out more about this cookbook read the description from the first recipe I posted from it Bier Suppe (Beer Soup).

Top Review by Engrossed

Well...I don't know what a German cake tastes like but this was a good mild soft cake. I made a half recipe in an 8x8 square pan. The baking soda wasn't listed in the ingredients but was in the directions so I added 1/2 tsp for half a recipe *It shows up now after I reviewed it...not a big deal since I bake enough to know what should work. It would be helpful to put the ingredients in the order used.* I also used margarine and doubled the cocoa. The cake doesn't really have a distinct flavor...not chocolate...I used recipe#198332 to top it and they went well together. Freddy Cat says thanks for the sweets! Made for the ZWT4.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream oleo and sugar.
  2. Beat in eggs.
  3. Sift flour with soda and cocoa.
  4. Alternately add dry ingredients and milk to creamed mixture.
  5. Bake in greased and floured pans at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.
  6. Look for"Frosting for Clabber Cake" recipe # 42168.

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