Sunday, November 11, 2007

Sunday Supper - Dark Waffle Cake

Years ago we visited the Boston Children's Museum with the kids. My favorite section was a re-creation of a 1930s-1940s house. On the coffee table of the living room was a book called Foods and Fashions of 1936, and in that book was a recipe from Gracie Allen. I copied it down, and we've made these waffles a few times. I just found the book online in one place, and it now goes for $50! This is really a dessert, but it is Sunday supper day, and anything goes, right?

Dark Waffle Cake

Cream 3/4 cup butter with 1 cup sugar.
Beat 4 egg yolks and add.
Sift 1 cup flour with 1/2 cup cocoa and 2 teaspoons baking powder.
Add to creamed mix, alternating with 1/3 cup milk.
Beat well.
Add 1/4 cup chopped nuts and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Beat 4 egg whites till stiff and add.
Bake in hot waffle iron.
Serve with whipped cream.

This is delicious, especially with a glass of nice cold milk!


  1. Looks SO nice... sadly I don't have a waffle iron. What does one do without one??

  2. Perhaps OVW might give you one as a late birthday present. :<)

  3. Yum. Yum! My family would love these.

  4. That looks delicious! Yummy, and thanks so much for the recipe..

    Hugs to you...


  5. Oh, these sound delicious, and we LOVE to make waffles!

  6. Oh my goodness! That looks delish! Thank you for sharing the recipe. That looks like a perfect dessert for the holidays!

  7. Yet another winner in your long run of winning Sunday Supper ideas!!! Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!! :-)


  8. Thank you all for your comments. I love sharing recipes and am thrilled when you like them, and especially if you try them. :<)


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