Brownstone Front Cake

Oxmoor House
one 3-layer cake


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1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup cocoa
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Combine 1 cup sugar, 1 cup milk, egg yolks, and cocoa in a saucepan: bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened. Remove from heat; cool.

Cream butter; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour and soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with 1 cup milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Mix well after each addition. Stir in cocoa mixture and vanilla.

Pour batter into 3 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool in pans 10 minutes ; remove layers from pans, and let cool completely.

Spread Fluffy Filling between layers and on top of cake.

Created date

February 2010