Chocolate Rapture Cake

Oven temperature: 350°F. (moderate)

Baking time: 25-30 min.

Yield: 2 round 9″ layers

Sift …1¾ cups sifted cake flour, 1½ cups sugar, ¾ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon double acting baking powder, ¾ teaspoon soda into mixing bowl

Add …½ cup Homogenized Spry, 3 ounces melted chocolate, 1 cup thick sour milk or buttermilk, 1 teaspoon vanilla

Beat …200 strokes (2 min. by hand or on mixer at low speed). Scrape bowl and spoon or beater.

Add …2 unbeaten eggs

Beat …200 strokes (same as above)

Stir in …1 cup cut-fine coconut

Pour …into 2 round 9″ Sprycoated layer pans 1¼″ deep

Bake …until cake tests done

Cool …and remove from pans,

Spread … Frosting between layers and on top and sides.

Dribble …melted and cooled mixture of ½ oz. chocolate and ½ teaspoon Spry around rim of cake, letting a few “ribbons” trickle down sides.2

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