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RECIPE # 4932 - SOUR CREAM CHOCOLATE CAKE - Tuesday, December 11, 2012

RECIPE # 4932 - SOUR CREAM CHOCOLATE CAKE - Tuesday, December 11, 2012

CREATED Dec 17, 2012

DAISY KING / MISS DAISY'S KITCHEN

2 c all-purpose flour
2 c sugar
1 c water
3/4 c sour cream
1/4 c butter
1 1/4 t baking soda
1 t salt
1 t vanilla
1/2 t baking powder
2 eggs
4 1-oz squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted
 
Assemble ingredients and utensils. Measure all of the ingredients for the cake into a large bowl of mixer and beat for 30 seconds at low speed, scraping sides of bowl constantly; then beat for 3 minutes at high speed. Pour into greased and floured cake pans, 2 9-inch pans or 3 8-inch pans. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool on racks. Frost cake using frosting recipe below.
 
Frosting
 
11/2 c butter
4 1-oz squares unsweetened baking chocolate
4 c confectioners' sugar
1 c sour cream
2 t vanilla
 
In top of a double boiler, melt butter and chocolate over simmering water. Remove from heat and cool. Add confectioners sugar. Blend in sour cream and vanilla; beat until smooth. Put frosting between each of the layers of the cake, on top and around sides.
 
Cake yields 8 to 10 servings