Chocolate Cake with Butterscotch topping

Mom has this marked as Very Good

1 6 ounce (1 cup) sweet chocolate morsel
½ cup boiling water
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter or margarine
4 eggs separated
2 ½ cups sifted all purpose flour
1 cup of butter milk

Melt semisweet chocolate morsels over boiling water, cool.

Cream together butter & sugar, beat in egg yolks, one at a time. Stir in melted choc & vanilla.

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt. Add to chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat egg white until stiff but not dry. Fold into batter.

Pour into well greased, floured 10 inch tube pan. Bake Bake 350 1 ½ hours
Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.

Butter scotch Nut Sauce

½ cup sugar
1 cup evaporated milk
2 Tbl butter
1 6 ounce pkg. (1 cup) butterscotch morsel
½ cup flaked coconut
½ cup chopped nuts

Combine sugar, milk, butter in pan. Place over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat add butterscotch morsels & stir until smooth. Add coconut & nuts.


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