Ada Mae's Old Fashioned Cake, Brownie and Bar Recipes

Ada's Old Fashioned Recipes
Recipes collected from Aunt Ada's Recipe files.  Cake Recipes, easy to make cake recipes.  Includes cakes,  bars, and brownie recipes.

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Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 c. water
3/4 c. sour cream
1/4 c. shortening
1 1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted

1/3 c. butter
3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted
3 c. confectioners sugar
1/2 c. sour cream
2 tsp. vanilla

CAKE: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch oblong pan. Measure all cake ingredients into large mixing bowl. Mix 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly. Beat 3 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan and bake 40 to 45 minutes.

FROSTING: Mix butter and chocolate thoroughly. Blend in sugar. Stir in sour cream and vanilla. Beat until smooth.  

Cream Cheese Brownies

Cream Cheese Brownies

1 (4 oz.) pkg. sweet Baker's chocolate
5 tbsp. butter
1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. coarsely chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla

Melt chocolate and 3 tablespoons of the butter in a small saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly. Cool. Blend remaining butter with cheese until softened. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating well. Blend in 1 egg, 1 tablespoon flour and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Set aside. Beat 2 eggs until thick and light in color. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating until thickened. Add baking powder, salt and 1/2 cup flour. Blend in cooled chocolate mixture, nuts, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread about half of the chocolate batter in greased 8 or 9 inch square pan. Add cheese mixture, spreading evenly. Top with tablespoonfuls of remaining chocolate batter. Zigzag a spatula through batter to marble. Bake 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool before cutting.

Old Fashioned Cake Recipes
Ada's Pound Cake
Apple Cake
Apricot Brandy Pound Cake
Black Forest Dump Cake
Cherry Cake
Cherry Dump Cake
Cherry Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Chip Cake
Chocolate Pudding Cake
Crescent Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cake

Fresh Apple Cake
Fresh Rhubarb Cake
Hummingbird Cake
Peanut Butter Cake
Pineapple Cake
Pineapple Coffee Cake
Pineapple Coconut Rum Cake
Pineapple Sheet Cake
Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Punch Bowl Cake
Snowball Cake
Strawberry Angel Food Cake
Texas Sheet Cake
Tomato Soup Cake
Ugly Duckling Cake
Zucchini Cake

Brownies and Bar Recipes
Apple Squares
Black Bottom Brownies
Brown Sugar Bars
Cheesecake Topped Brownies
Cherry Bar Squares
Cherry Chocolate Brownies
Chocolate Cake Mix Brownies
Chocolate Chip Squares
Chocolate Crumble Bars
Chocolate Squares
Cinnamon Squares
Eggnog Brownies
Malt Brownies
Buttermilk Brownies
Cream Cheese Brownies
Fudge Brownies
Graham Cracker Brownies
Lemon Bar Squares
Milk Chocolate Brownies
Peanut Swirl Bar
Pumpkin Bars
Strawberry Squares
Toffee Bars
Turtle Brownies

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