Cakes

Aunt Lou's Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipe

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A 100+ year old chocolate cake recipe from the family archive and a story too.

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1 cup sugar
½ cup butter
1 egg
2 ounces melted baking chocolate
2 cups flour
½ tsp. salt
¾ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup buttermilk
Coffee Cream Glaze:
4 Tbsp. butter
2 cups confectioners sugar sifted
½ oz. melted chocolate
2 Tbsp. heavy cream
2 Tbsp. liquid coffee
Preheat the oven at 350F. In a stand mixer cream together the sugar, and ½ cup of butter at room temperature until light and fluffy then add the egg. Add 2 oz. of melted chocolate. Sift together flour,...
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Nutritions

Calories
692

Sodium
419mg
17% DV

Fat
26g
40% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
109g
37% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV