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!
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
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
How to Make Sour Cream Chocolate Cake
Prepare the cake:
1.Pre heat the oven at 200 degrees C.
2.Grease and flour pans. (2 pans 9 inch)
3.Beat ingredients on low speed, scraping bowl constantly for 30 seconds.
4.Beat on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally for 3 minutes.
5.Pour into pans.
6.Bake at 180 degrees till toothpick inserted in comes out clean. Should be about 35-40 minutes.