On Line Cookbook

Chocolate Chip Cake

Recipe Information
Chocolate cake with Chocolate Chips and nuts. An old fashioned recipe from the 40's.

S. Chokel

Serves/Makes:1 7-1/2x2 inch cake

  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) butter
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla
  • 2 oz (56 grm). chocolate
  • 1-3/4 cups (425 ml) flour, sifted
  • 1 cup (225 ml) hot water
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1 teaspooon baking soda
  • 1 12 oz (336 grm). package chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) chopped nuts
  • Melt the chocolate in the hot water over low heat and blend, set it aside to cool slightly.
  • Cream the butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and the vanilla and mix well.
  • Add the cooled chocolate to the mixture in the bowl, mix.
  • Sift in the dry ingredients and blend well.
  • Mix in 3/4th the amount of the chocolate chips and the nuts, saving 1/4th the amount to sprinkle on top of cake.
  • Pour into greased cake pan.
  • Pour remaining 1/4th of chocolate chips and nuts on top of cake.
  • Bake at 350 degrees (175 C.) for 30-40 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar while still warm.