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Sour Cream Chocolate Cake


Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake



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Recipe Cook Time


A moist chocolate cake with sour cream and a thick layer of rich buttery frosting. Try this and you wont regret it.


  • For the cake:

    2 cups flour

    2 cups sugar

    3/4 cup sour cream

    1/4 cup butter

    1 cup water

    1 1/4 tsp baking soda

    1 tsp salt

    1 tsp vanilla

    1/2 tsp baking powder

    2 eggs

    4 squares (1 oz each unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled or 12 Tbsp cocoa + 4 Tbsp butter)

    For the chocolate sour cream frosting:

    1/3 cup soft butter

    3 squares (1 oz each unsweetened chocolate melted and cooled or 9 Tbsp cocoa + 3 Tbsp butter)

    3 cups icing sugar

    1/2 cup sour cream

    2 tsp vanilla


For the cake:

Pre heat the oven at 200 degrees C.
Grease and flour pans. (2 pans 9 inch)

Beat ingredients on low speed, scraping bowl constantly for 30 seconds.

Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally for 3 minutes.

Pour into pans.

Bake at 180 degrees till toothpick inserted in comes out clean. Should be about 35-40 minutes.

Frost it.

For the chocolate sour cream frosting:

Mix butter and chocolate.

Stir in sifted icing sugar.

Stir in sour cream and vanilla.

Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency.

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Key Ingredients: Chocolate, all purpose flour, sugar, sour cream, butter, baking soda, salt, vanilla essence, baking powder, egg, icing sugar