You are here: Home » Recipes » Mom’s Favorite 50′s Chocolate Cake Mom’s Favorite 50′s Chocolate Cake Recipe by Skuby Yield 16 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese1/2 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon rum6 cups powdered sugar1/4 cup hot water4 ounces unsweetened chocolate2 1/4 cups flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1/4 cup butter3 large eggs3/4 cup milk1 teaspoon baking powder Instructions Cream cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and rum until fluffy. Beat in 3c powdered sugar. Add hot water alternately with last 3c powdered sugar. Melt the chocolate, cool, and blend into mixture. Save 1/2 of the complete mixture as frosting Sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Combine 1/4c butter and remaining frosting. Blend in eggs one at a time. Alternately add sifted dry ingredients with milk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients. Pour in two well greased and lightly floured 9 inch round cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 – 35 minutes until tops spring back. Cool and frost.