Utensils: 9 x 13 inch glass pan and 3 mixing bowls.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Cream the first 4 ingredients of Bowl 1, then add chocolate chips and set aside. Sift the dry ingredients of Bowl 2 together. Mix the ingredients of Bowl 3, then gradually add the dry ingredients. Pour into greased and floured pan. Drop Bowl 1 mixture by large spoonfuls into cake batter. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and sugar. Bake at 350F for 45-60 minutes.
Serve warm with ice cream or can be served cold, alone.
Also makes about 24 Great cupcakes.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana