Recipe by Chef mariajane

This recipe was the GranD Prize Winner in the recipe contest for the Maritimes in Canada - So Delicious!! Very easy to see why it won the Grand Prize!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. CAKE: Beat butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt together; add to butter mixture and mix well.
  3. Add milk gradually.
  4. In another bowl, beat egg whites with remaining 1/2 cup sugar, and fold gently into mixture; add grated chocolate and vanilla.
  5. Grease two 9-inch round cake pans and line with parchment paper.
  6. Pour cake batter evenly between the pans and bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes. Let cake cool.
  7. ICING: Mix yolks, sugar, butter and vanilla until fluffy.
  8. Spread icing on one cake layer; place second layer on top and spread icing over top and sides.
  9. Melt chocolate and drizzle over icing. Use the tines of a fork to make squiggly lines, giving the impression of ski marks in snow.
  10. Makes 14 servings.

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