Chocolate Cake (Ethel Ogden)

There can never be too many recipes for chocolate cake, in my opinion. Here’s a nice recipe for chocolate cake from Ethel Ogden. I assume this was a friend from church.

Chocolate Cake (Ethel Ogden)

1 tbsp butter – generous

1 cup sugar


1 egg, beat in whole

2 tbsp cocoa –>

pinch salt –> Sift together

1 3/4 c flour –>

3/4 cup sour milk

1 tsp soda dissolved in 1/4 c boiling water


Bake 45 min in 350 oven

One thought on “Chocolate Cake (Ethel Ogden)

  1. Actually Mrs. Ogden (see how formal we were as kids) was a very good friend – yes from church, and I think they went to Oberlin too. Ed and their son Hugh were great friends too.


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