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Feb 6, 2002 08:24 AM

Anyone know the recipe or someplace that makes something similar to Ebbingers Black Out Cake

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My parents were talking about this recently and I am too young to remember it. Does anyone have the recipe or any bakery or restaurant try to replicate it?

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  1. I believe Arthur Shwartz has recommended Two Little Red Hens 1112 Eighth Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets (718) 499-8108 to callers seeking a cake just like the Ebbinger's variety. Call to make sure though.


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    1. re: iron frank

      Definitely not the Ebinger's blackout cake I had in Brooklyn. It had a pudding filling and cake crumbs all around.

    2. Here's a link to a recipe for blackout cake:


      1. I've never had Ebinger's blackout cake but I've made the recipe that Nancy mentions and gone to Two Little Red Hens that iron franks mentions to buy the blackout cake they sell.

        From the people who have eaten both, they say the recipe cake is closer to Ebinger's. The key difference was the pudding like filling the recipe has while the Two Little Red Hens cake layer fillings were more fudgey. Both were very good but different definitely recommend you try them both!

        1. Entenmann's used to make it, but i'm not sure they still do. "The NY Cookbook" by Molly O'Neill has the recipe, too.

          1. entenmann's sometimes makes them; keep an eye out when you're at the bodega.