Toll House Cake (Layer Cake or Bundt Cake - You Pick)

"You'll love this delicious chocolate chip cake from Toll House. It can be made as a layer cake or a Bundt cake. Both are great! I found it in an old Better Homes and Gardens recipe booklet from the late 70's. It is different from all the other recipes I've found. It's a yellow cake with chocolate chips and creamy, delicious, chocolate buttercream icing! Be sure to use the mini-morsels because the regular ones will sink down to the bottom. If you just need a rich, chocolatey buttercream frosting, I have also posted the frosting separately. It is recipe #384599."
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Ready In:
1 cake




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch pans or one 10 inch Bundt pan.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, soda and salt.
  • In large bowl, combine butter, brown sugar and vanilla. Beat until creamy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Alternately beat in flour mixture and milk.
  • Stir in mini-morsels.
  • Pour into prepared pans.
  • Bake 35 minutes for layers or 45 minutes for Bundt cake.
  • NOTE- DO NOT test for doneness by piercing cake because it may deflate if you do.
  • Cool 15 minutes in pans.
  • Remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks.

  • In small saucepan, melt butter.
  • Stir in mini-morsels until melted.
  • Add salt and vanilla.
  • Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar and milk until creamy and fluffy. I beat this for at least 10 minutes. The longer you beat it, the better is tastes.
  • Makes enough to fill and frost 2 layers (about 2 1/4 cups of frosting).

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  1. sofie-a-toast
    Wonderfully moist cake and flavorful cake! I did the layer method and only cooked for about 32 minutes. I did find the frosting slightly too sweet so added about 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and a dash more of milk in the end. Everyone raved about this one!
  2. asoderla
    My daughter loves cookie cakes, especially when her birthday rolls around. This year, I made this recipe for her birthday. Am I glad I did! It was the best cake I've ever made. I was so impressed with how much it resembled a real cookie cake, but in a real 2 layer cake form! The icing tastes just like my grandmother's homemade fudge recipe. This is a true winner cake!!! Thank you Realtor by day, Chef by night! You made her birthday so special!
  3. bmcnichol
    Good and easy to make. I made this in my bundt pan. Mine took 45 minutes My family loved this.l
  4. alligirl
    I enjoyed the flavor and texture of this cake, however, next time, I'll remove it from the oven @ 45 minutes...I cooked it for 50 minutes in my Bundt pan, and it was probably done at 45 minutes. I never knew how much I depend on the 'stick test' for doneness :-) Now, I know! I shared this with friends and it was enjoyed by all! Thanks for sharing, Realtor!
  5. Gretchen
    This cake was so good,I made mine a bundt. It taste just like a choc. chip cookie,in cake form,this especially taste good warmed up with a glass of milk. thank you soo!! much for sharing.


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