This sweet recipe comes from the Schaefer Kitchen House in East Amana, one of the seven villages that make up the Amana Colonies!

Chocolate Chip Cake 

6 eggs, separated
1 cup sugar
¾ cup flour (Note: measure flour, then sift)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 squares unsweetened chocolate, grated
Powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350°.

Beat egg whites and ½ cup sugar until stiff, but not dry. Beat egg yolks and ½ cup sugar until frothy Combine. Sift together flour and baking powder. Stir in flour, baking powder, and vanilla. Finally add the grated chocolate. Pour into angel food cake pan. Bake for 45 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar.

Schaefer Kitchen House, East Amana


This recipe comes from the cookbook Seasons of Plenty: Amana Communal Cooking and was posted with permission of author Emilie Hoppe. Learn more about the book and how to purchase it.