This Old Fashion Chocolate Cake Recipe Heaven… And This Tried And True Recipe Is From 1927!

This Hand Me Down Chocolate Cake Recipe from 1927 Is To LIVE for. This Is Chocolate Heaven! Thanks Grandma!

The best chocolate cakes are moist, decadent and oh so yummy. And this chocolate cake recipe checks all of those boxes. This recipe was first found in GoodHouseKeeping Magazine in 1927, and now decades later, we are sharing it with you. It should be a crime to find such a recipe on the internet. My grandma would be proud.


old fashioned chocolate cake recipe - AllCreated






  • 2 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 c. unsweetened cocoa
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4th tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. Butter or Margarine, Softened
  • 1 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1½ c. low-fat buttermilk




For those hand-me down directions check out GoodHouseKeeping. GoodHouseKeeping