Grandma Whitcraft’s Chocolate Cake
Charyl Dommel’s family recipes come from Lititz, PA, a Moravian community
They date as far back as the beginning of Daisy Flour in the late 19th century.
Farm families bought all their dry goods at Bomberger’s General Store in Elm, PA.
2 cups sugar
2 ¼ cups Daisy Pastry Flour (Whole Wheat Flour or White or a mix of the two).
¾ cup cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
½ cup oil
1 cup coffee (liquid)
Stir in at end:
1 cup cold milk
Bake at 350° F for 35-40 minutes in a 13” x 9 “ pan
Recipe submitted by third generation baker, Charyl Domme,
who says “Grandma always topped this cake with caramel icing.”
1 cup brown sugar
5 Tbsp butter
1/4 tsp salt
Boil these three ingredients, then add 1/4 cup milk and cook an additional 3 min. Cool, then add 1-1/2 cup 10x sugar, +/- for consistency.
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