Old fashioned chocolate cake

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Serves: 10-12
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2 c flour
2 c sugar
1 c water
3/4 c sour cream
1/4 c vegetable oil
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 eggs
4 oz chocolate, unsweetened melted
1/3 c butter
3 oz unsweetened chocolate , melted
3 c powdered sugar
1/2 c sour cream
2 tsp vanilla extract

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Laura Davis Recipe
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Rusk, TX (pop. 5,551)
Member Since Mar 2010
Laura's notes for this recipe:
I love chocolate..and this is the kind of cake my grandma used to make.
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 inch oblong pan. Measure all cake ingredients into large mixing bowl. Mix 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly. Beat 3 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan and bake 40 to 45 minutes.
FROSTING: Mix butter and chocolate thoroughly. Blend in sugar. Stir in sour cream and vanilla. Beat until smooth.

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