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Sour Cream Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Sour Cream Cake, by , is from Our Family, Our Traditions, Our Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Flo (Brakken) Kostel
Added: Friday, November 30, 2007


2 c. all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 lb. butter
1 C. sugar
2 eggs
1 C. sour cream
1 ts. vanilla 2T. sugar mixed with 1 tsp.
cinnamon & 1/4 c. chop
walnuts & 4 oz. choc.
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. grease a 1 quart mold or tube pan
3. sift flour, powder, soda, & salt
4. cream butter...add sugar gradually and beat until blended
5. add eggs one at a time
6. beat in dry ingred.& sour cream alternately beginning and ending with flour
7. add vanilla
8. sprinkle about 1/3 choc and nut mixture over
greased pan. Pour in half the batter. Sprinkle more
choc. and nut mixture over batter, reserving some
for top. Pour remaining batter into pan. Smooth it our evenly and top with remainder of choc. mixture
9. bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes...cool...
remove from pan to rack

350 degrees

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
this can be used as a coffee cake or dessert
it is not too sweet but great with coffee or tea




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