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New Year's Eve Cake















Trans-fat Free


3 cups cake flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
cup butter
or shortening
2 cups sugar
1 cup milk
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
6 each egg whites
stiffly beaten
1 x chocolate
cream filling (see below)
1 x chocolate frosting
Chocolate cream filling
3 each unsweetened chocolate
bakers squares
2 cups milk
¾ cup sugar
4 tablespoons cake flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 each egg yolks
slightly beaten
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Hungarian chocolate frosting
3 each unsweetened chocolate
bakers squares
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
2 ½ tablespoons water
3 each egg yolks
4 tablespoons butter


Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and salt and sift together three times.

Cream butter thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.

Add flour, alternately with milk, a small amount at a time, beating after each addition until smooth.

Add flavoring.

Fold in egg whites quickly and thoroughly.

Bake in three greased 9-inch layer pans in moderate oven (375F) for 20 to 25 minutes.

Spread Chocolate Cream Filling between layers and Hungarian Chocolate Frosting on top and sides of cake.

When frosting is set, write the numbers from one to twelve around top of cake with white frosting to represent the face of a clock.

Place hands of clock at twelve o'clock.

CHOCOLATE CREAM FILLING: Add chocolate to milk and heat in double boiler.

When chocolate is melted, beat with rotary egg beater until blended.

Combine sugar, flour, and salt; add gradually to chocolate mixture and cook until thickened, stirring occasionally.

Pour small amount of mixture over egg yolks, stirring vigorously; return to double boiler and cook for 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly.

Add butter and vanilla, and cool.

Makes 2½ cups filling, or enough filling to spread between three 9- inch layers.

Use this filling in small cup cakes.

Use ½ recipe for filling 2½ to 3 dozen small cup cakes.

HUNGARIAN CHOCOLATE FROSTING: Melt chocolate in double boiler.

Remove from boiling water, add sugar and water, and blend.

Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating will after each.

Add butter, a tablespoon at a time, beating thoroughly after each amount.

Makes enough frosting to cover the top of one 9-inch layer and sides of three 9-inch layers, or to cover the tops and sides of two 9- inch layers.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 135g (4.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 40429% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 252mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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