Victory Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • Cream the shortening and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, using an electric mixer at medium speed.
  • Blend in the corn syrup and egg yolks.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with coffee to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat egg whites in another bowl until stiff peaks form.
  • Fold egg whites into cake batter.
  • Pour batter into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  • Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 45 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • Cool in pan on rack.
  • NOTE: This cake recipe dates from WW II and as you can see, sugar was very precious and in short supply.
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