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Swiss Chocolate Cake

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1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 1/2 cups white sugar1/2 cup butter1 1/4 cups evaporated milk2 eggs2 1/2 (1 oz) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted1 tsp vanilla extract1/4 tsp red food coloring


Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and sugar.
Stir butter just to soften, and add to flour mixture. Add 1 cup milk until all flour is dampened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed, or 300 vigorous strokes by hand.
Add to the flour mixture eggs, vanilla, melted chocolate, food coloring, and remaining 1/4 cup milk. Beat 1 minute in mixer, or 150 strokes by hand. Line the bottoms of two 9 inch round cake pans with parchment paper. Pour the batter into the prepared pans.
Bake at 350F (175C) for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool.
Frost with Chocolate Torte Frosting when completely cooled.