Sour Cream Choclate Cake Recipe

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Sour Cream Choclate Cake

Bunnye Everett


I am a true chocoholic. I found this recipe while looking for something else; it caught my eye so I tried it out. I fell in love with the rich chocolaty cake.

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25 Min


1/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1/4 c
boiling water
2 c
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sour cream
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
egg whites
2 can(s)
chocolate frosting
1 tsp
baking soda


1Preheat oven to 350. Grease & flour two 9 in round cake pans.
2Combine cocoa powder &boiling water in a bowl & stir until chocolate is dissolved...about 30 seconds.
3Combine sugar & butter in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer till light & fluffy...1-2 minutes. Add cocoa mixture & beat 1 min. longer.Beat in sour cream, vanilla & baking soda. Add flour & salt. Mix 1 minute more.
4Beat egg whites in medium bowl till stiff peaks form...2-3 minutes. Gently fold into batter.
5Spoon batter into prepared pans. Bake till toothpick inserted in center comes out clean...25-28 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Cut each cake into 2 even layers for total of 4 layers.Spread frosting between the layers & over top & sides of cooled cake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American