Toll House Layercake
divided 12oz pack
Sifted confectioners' sugar
Cake: Preheat oven to 350~F. Grease 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1" baking pan.
Line with waxed paper. In bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla and salt. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add flour. Stir in 1 cup chocolate bits. Spread in prepared pan. bake 20-25 minutes. Cool completely. Loosen sides of cake. Invert onto floured cloth. Peel off waxed paper. Cut cake crosswise into 4 3-3/4x10" sections. Spread 3 slightly rounded tablespoons frosting on one layer. Top with second layer. Repeat layers. Frost with remaining frosting. Frosting: Melt over hot (not boiling) water, 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate bits, stir until smooth.
Set aside. In bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Add melted chocolate and vanilla; blend until smooth. Makes 1-10" cake.