"It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato."--Lewis Grizzard

Ski Cake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Ski Cake, by , is from The Cookbook of Elizabeth Ann O'Farrell Zeller, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Zeller
Added: Friday, November 30, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c butter or shortening
1 c sugar
2 c sifted flour
3 t baking powder
1 c milk
1 t vanilla
2 squares coarsely shaved unsweetened chocolate
2 egg whites

Frosting
1/2 c oleo
1 1/2 c powdered sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 or whole pkg chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening and add 1/2 c sugar until fluffy. Sift flour with baking powder and add alternately with milk. Add vanilla and chocolate. Separate eggs and beat whites until very stiff. Then gradually beat in other 1/2 c sugar to whites. Pour this into batter and fold it in. Bake in two greased and floured 9x11 cake pans then frost.

Frosting
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
Beat yolks until light and add to sugar and butter. Put frosting between layers and on top. Melt chocolate chips over hot water and put on top of frosting. This cake used to be served after skiing parties in Wisconsin and that is why the name is ski cake.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

1021W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!