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  1. --CAKE-- 1/2 c Butter

  2. 2 Eggs;beaten

  3. 1 c Milk

  4. 1 tb White vinegar

  5. 1 ts Baking soda

  6. 2 c Flour;all purpose

  7. 1 ts Baking powder

  8. 1/4 c Cocoa powder;unsweetened

  9. 1/2 ts -Salt

  10. 1 1/2 ts Vanilla

  11. --VANILLA FILLING-- 2 Egg whites

  12. 1/2 c Sugar, granulated

  13. 1 pn -Salt

  14. 2 tb -Water

  15. 1 ts Vanilla

  16. --CHOCOLATE ICING-- 2 tb Butter

  17. 2 tb Cocoa powder;unsweetened

  18. 2 tb Light cream; up to

  19. 1/2 ts Vanilla

  20. 1/2 c Icing (Confectioner's) sugar

  21. 3 1/2 inches (9 cm). To achieve a symmetrical look and a light texture, I adapted a recipe belonging to Mariette Scully Bourque of Notre Dame des Pins to the muffin tin. CAKE: Grease

  22. 12 medium muffin tins or 24 small ones. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until fluffy. Measure milk into a

  23. 1 cup measure and stir in vinegar, then baking soda. In another bowl, sift or mix together flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt. Combine dry ingredients with butter mixture with milk; stir in vanilla. Fill prepared muffin tins half full of batter. Bake in a preheated

  24. 350F oven for about 10 minutes or until a tester inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan. Turn out onto rack and cool completely. VANILLA FILLING: In top of a double boiler, set over boiling water, combine egg whites, granulated sugar, salt and water. With an electric mixer, beat until stiff and fluffy, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and beat in vanilla. CHOCOLATE ICING: Cream soft butter with cocoa powder. Blend in cream and vanilla. Stir in sifted icing (confectioner's) sugar until icing is of spreading consistency. Slice cakes in half horizontally. Fill with Vanilla Filling and spread tops and sides with Chocolate Icing. MAKES:about 12 MEDIUM or 24 SMALL MUFFIN SIZED CAKES SOURCE:


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