Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Recipe
How to make Sour Cream Chocolate Cake
About Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Recipe: A moist chocolate cake with sour cream and a thick layer of rich buttery frosting. This easy recipe is a blessing for if you have kids at home, this will be your go-to recipe for a quick cake party for them!
- Total Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
- Prep Time 10 mins
- Cook Time1 hr
- Recipe Servings10
Ingredients of Sour Cream Chocolate Cake
- 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
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Prepare 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.
Prepare 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.