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Front of the Susan’s Chocolate Cake recipe card. The author notates that the recipe originated in Good Housekeeping Magazine during 1949.

And man, that Susan sure was popular back then! I must find out the history of Susan at Good Housekeeping Magazine.

Susan's Chocolate Cake

Back of the Susan’s Chocolate Cake recipe card.

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Susans Chocolate Cake

Susan's Chocolate Cake

Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

"Good Housekeeping 1949"


  • 2 squares of chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 cup sweet milk
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoons double acting baking powder


  1. Use 2 8" pans
  2. Bake at 350 degrees
  3. Bake for 25 - 30 minutes

Susan’s Chocolate Cake


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