And if you want for something a little more old-fashioned, scroll down to see a similar chocolate chip cake recipe from 1949.
Nestle Toll House cake recipe from the 80s
Antique recipe: Toll House chocolate chip cake (1949)
It’s always big news when great leaders get together. And the latest meeting place of two acknowledged leaders is . . . a cake!
Pillsbury’s and Nestle’s — both famous, trusted names in hundreds of thousands of homes — now combine to bring you this excitingly novel and delicious recipe.
This is really a “different” and glamorous cake, with all the lightness and delicacy you always look for in a cake made with Pillsbury’s Best . . . plus whole Morsels of Nestle’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate scattered through and through it, for that famous Nestle’s chocolate flavor.
You’ll like this new cake. Plan to bake it soon.
1940s Toll House cake recipe
Recipe for Toll House cake, using Nestle’s semi-sweet chocolate with Ann Pillsbury’s quick-mix method
Bake at 350 F for 30 to 40 minutes. Makes two 8-inch layers. All ingredients must be at room temperature.
2 cups sifted Pillsbury’s Best Enriched Flour
3 teaspoons double-acting baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup sieved light brown sugar
Beat for 2 minutes, 300 strokes, until batter is well blended. (If electric mixer is used, beat at low to medium speed for same period of time.)
2 eggs, unbeaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
Beat for 2 minutes.
Pour into two well-greased and floured 8-inch round layer cake pans, 1-1/4 inches deep.
Sprinkle 1 package Nestle’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels (reserve 2 tablespoons for frosting) over top of batter, half on each layer.
Bake in moderate oven (350 F) for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool and frost.
Fluffy Sea Foam frosting recipe
Combine 2 egg whites, 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar, 1/3 cup corn syrup, 2 tablespoons water, 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in top of double boiler. Cook over rapidly boiling water, beating with rotary beater until mixture stands in peaks.
Remove from heat. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla; continue beating until thick enough to spread. Gently fold in 2 tablespoons Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels. Do not stir. Frost cooled layers.
Now get the 1980s chocolate chip cake (Toll House cake) recipe!