Million Dollar Cake!

Buttons and her friend Thor!
Buttons and her friend Thor!

Hi everyone!! hee hee! It’s Million Dollar cake time! My grandma used to make this delicious cake on Sunday for our dessert after Sunday dinner! It’s a very rich chocolate flavored cake and you will love it! It’s a decades old recipe and a family favorite!!


1/2 cup shortening
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs
1/4 pound of unsweetened chocolate
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup milk
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt


Blend shortening, sugar and egg yolks together, add melted chocolate. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together six times. Add alternately with milk. Fold in beaten egg whites. Put into 2 large greased layer cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for about 35 minutes. Frost this cake with your favorite frosting! You may put some chocolate shavings on the top or add chopped nuts.

Enjoy with friends! hee hee!


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