Messing Family Recipes


Queen of Sheba Chocolate Cake

  1. Butter and flour an 8" round cake pan
  2. Melt the chocolate with the coffee
  3. Cream butter and sugar together till pale yellow and fluffy
  4. Stir in egg yolks until well blended
  5. Beat the egg whites and a pinch of salt in separate bowl until soft peaks
  6. Sprinkle on 1 tbs. of sugar and beat until peaks are stiff
  7. Blend melted chocolate into butter/sugar mixture
  8. Stir in almonds and almond extract
  9. Immediately stir in ¼ of the beaten egg whites
  10. Delicately fold in 1/3 of the remaining whites and when partially blended sift on 1/3 of the flour. Repeat twice.
  11. Turn batter into cake pan
  12. Bake in middle of preheated 350° oven for 25 minutes
  13. A toothpick in the center should come out oily.
  14. ake must be thoroughly cold to be iced
  15. Frost with Glaçage au chocolat

Glaçage au chocolat - Chocolate Frosting

  1. Stir chocolate and coffee in saucepan over hot water until very smooth cream
  2. Beat butter into chocolate 1 tbs. at a time
  3. Beat over cold water until mixture is cool and of spreading consistency
  4. Spread and enjoy