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Chocolate-Sour Cream Cake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gay Beaston
Added: Thursday, June 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/3 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening
1 1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 oz. bittersweet chocolate, melted and cooled
1 8-oz. carton dairy sour cream
1 c. milk
1 recipe Fudgy Frosting

Directions:
Directions:
1. Let eggs stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans. Set aside.

2. In small bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In large bowl beat shortening and sugar on medium speed until combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in melted chocolate and sour cream. Alternately add flour mixture and milk; beat on low after each addition just until combined. Spread batter in prepared pans.

3. Bake 25 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool on wire racks on minutes. Remove from pans; cool

4. Prepare Fudgy Frosting. Place one layer flat side down on plate. Spread top with 1 cup frosting. Stack second layer flat side down. Spread with remaining frosting.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes

 

 

 

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