One cup of butter; two cups of sugar; three cups of flour; five eggs, leaving out the whites of two; one cup of milk; one teaspoonful of soda; two teaspoonsful of cream of tartar; beat the whites of two eggs; one and one-half cups of sugar; three tablespoonsful of grated chocolate; one teaspoonful of vanilla. — Mrs. M. L. Chapin.
Two cups of sugar; one cup of milk; one cup of butter; four eggs; three cups of flour; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one half tea-spoonful of soda; place one tablespoonful of grated chocolate in a bowl on the stove until melted; then mix with one cup the batter and prepare as marble cake. — Mrs. J. E. Bronson.
One cup of brown sugar; one-half cup of butter; one-half cup of milk; one egg; two cups of flour; one teaspoonful of soda; grate one half cake of chocolate; mix with one-half cup of milk; yolks of two eggs; one-half cup of sugar; two teaspoonsful of vanilla; set on the stove, and when melted add to the above mixture; frost the cake with the whites and powdered sugar. — Mrs. D. H. Porterfield.
Scant one-half cup of butter; one and one-half cups of sugar; two and three-fourths cups of flour; one-half cup of hot water poured over one-fourth of a cup of chocolate; stir till it is dissolved; then fill up the cup with cold water; two eggs; take one white for frosting; vanilla; one-half teaspoonful of baking powder. — Miss Agnes Allyn.
CHOCOLATE MARBLE CANE.
One cup of sugar; one cup of sweet milk; one egg; one-half cup of butter; two-thirds of a teaspoonful of soda; twice as much cream of tartar; two and one-half cups of flour; one teaspoonful of vanilla; pour out half the mixture, and to the remaining part add two-thirds of a cup of grated chocolate; put together to suit the fancy. — Mrs. W. C. Newell.
Three-fourths of a cup of butter; two cups of sugar; three cups of flour; two-thirds of a cup of sweet milk; three eggs; one teaspoonful of cream of tartar; one-half teaspoonful of soda; after preparing this, take a teacup and put into it two tablespoonsful of molasses; a tea-spoonful each, of cloves, cinnamon and allspice; a little nutmeg and mace; now fill the cup with some of the batter; beat thoroughly; then place in the tin a layer of the batter first prepared; then some from that in the cup; making a very thin layer of this; after it is all in, pass a knife through it twice. — Mrs. S. B. Sheldon.