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Title: Cape Cod Chocolate Cake
Categories: Cake Dessert Regional
Yield: 1 Cake

1 3/4cCake flour
2tsBaking powder
1 1/2cSugar
1cPlus 2 T evaporated milk
2 Unbeaten eggs
2 Squares melted chocolate

Stir flour, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar into a mixing bowl. Drop shortening and milk into dry ingredients. Do not dilute the evaporated milk, use full strength. Beat, beat, beat for about 2 minutes on low speed in an electric mixer. Add eggs and melted chocolate. Lastly add vanilla. Beat all together for 1 minute. Scrape bown and beat again for another minute. Turn into two layer cake pans and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Frost with butter cream frosting to which 1/2 c walnuts, chopped fine have been added. This cake is a favorite of mine and is tried and true. Silver Circle

Boston Globe, from the Living Pages, c 1974