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Using lemon juice to sour milk in this recipe helps make this chocolate cake very moist and flavorful.


Recipe Summary

1 - 8x4 inch loaf pan


Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.

  • In a small bowl, mix together the milk and the lemon juice or vinegar. Set aside.

  • Cream together the butter or margarine and the sugar. Separate the eggs, keeping two of the whites and all of the yolks. Beat the egg yolks.

  • Dissolve the cocoa in the hot water.

  • Add the soured milk mixture, the yolks, the cocoa, and the vanilla to the creamed mixture. Add the flour and soda. Beat at a low speed for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Beat 2 of the egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold the beaten egg whites into the batter and pour into a greased loaf pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

309 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 48.7g; fat 11.4g; cholesterol 81.2mg; sodium 218.5mg. Full Nutrition