“Othello” was a signature product, but the recipe was never published.

Google Books google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; Given the cake's historical attachment to strife, I thought it apropos to use it at the close of my Coffeehouse Mystery. It was still dark” (11/1) 30 ml (2 tbsp) Grand Marnier or Cointreau It was a favorite that was sold in a bakery in Bensonhurst. Frost the top and sides of the cake with the chocolate frosting. Brooklyn’s Ebinger’s Bakery operated from 1898 until 1972; a bakery revived the Ebinger’s name briefly in 1982. google_color_url = "008000"; 1981 See a 1929 photo of John J. Fitz Gerald and a 1931 photo of John J. Fitz Gerald.

Blackout Cake! Known for the purity of its products, the stores became the stuff of local legend: Ebinger’s was synonymous with quality. Lagkager or Layered cakes are very popular in Denmark and the Othellolagkage is the "creme de la creme" of layered cakes, a true Danish classic. google_color_text = "000000"; //-->

google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; 22 September 1982, Daily News (New York, NY), Will the real Ebiner’s please stand up?” by Suzanne Hamlin, Good Living sec., pg. I pointed to my favorite chocolate cake, called Othello, and said how we were going to share a whole one some day, just the two of us.


Blackout drills are common in cities during wartime. Turn right-side up and let cool completely. 15 September 1982, Daily News (New York, NY), “Ebinger’s: How sweet it is!” by Suzanne Hamlin, Good Living sec., pg. 6, col. 4: I remember they are very good and they were filled with a creamy mocha center, and they were covered in a dark chocolate frosting...Othello’s. google_ad_client = "pub-0382623543249625";

This cake is often ordered as a birthday or anniversary cake, and the bakery keeps the top flat for scripting best wishes in icing.

50 g (2 oz) caster sugar ", ccording to foodie historian Molly O'Neill, the median age of the "Ebinger's girls" was about 80, yet "they could slice and box a cake faster than a woman a quarter their age." Crumb Buns!

Although current prices are twice those that the chain charged in 1972, they are remarkably low by Manhattan standards: the butter ring is $2.65, the pecan ring is $3.25, the lemon crumb pie is $3.95, Othellos are 75 cents and the blackout cake big enough for eight servings is $4.95.

Using a serrated knife, cut each cake layer in half horizontally. Ebinger Baking Company of Brooklyn, NY A box of 3 and they are big. Soft Chocolate Icing (...) (My own readers know *that* sounds familiar!). Now he’s aware wolf”, “What do you call a dinosaur who is easy to clean, heat resistant and long lasting?

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“A busy night in Stonehenge as workers move all the stones back one hour”, “I stayed up to watch daylight savings time. More than 200 varieties of baked goods are made in the course of a week, and a number of them are distinctively Ebinger’s, such as the Othellos (no one can recall the origin of the name), egg-shaped sponge cakes filled with chocolate butter cream and enrobed in a special chocolate coating; ... • Add the mixture, alternating with the chocolate mixture, to the contents of the bowl, beating between additions, beginning and ending with flour. At 75 cents apiece, they start arriving out of the kitchen at 1 p.m. both days, to nestle—if only for a minute—alongside the cupcakes and brownies. google_color_border = "336699"; Now he’s aware wolf” (11/1) I started searching and found this.

Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler. New York, NY: Macmillan Mom used to buy an upside down cupcake that was also frosted on the bottom and sides instead of just on top.

The bakery holds to tradition with the chocolate cake crumbs pressed along the sides of the cake, but not the top. Uncle Phaedrus, Consulting Detective and Finder of Lost Recipes (2007) google_ad_client = "ca-pub-3535799185159270"; Stir in the rest of the milk and beat with a whisk until the mixture is smooth. google_color_link = "0000FF"; Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps. Maybe not?

The line of baked good included such now-copied items as “blackout cake,” a dark chocolate devil’s food; “Othellos,” small chocolate-covered sponge cakes, and, every weekend, the renowned crumb cakes. Pick up any crumbs that drop, and press them back on. “A busy night in Stonehenge as workers move all the stones back one hour” (11/1)

The original Brooklyn Blackout Cake was invented and sold by a chain of Brooklyn bakeries called Ebinger's, a beloved institution that no longer exists. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

Make the cake: Stir the cocoa with with some of the milk to form a paste.