Chocolate Sour Cream Layer Cake
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Serves: 16 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Cake
  • ¾ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1⅓ cups water, boiling
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 3 cups light brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1⅓ cups sour cream
  • Frosting
  • 6 Tbsp butter, softened
  • ¾ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1 cup cream
  • 5½ cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease and flour three 9-inch round layer cake pans.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Place Saco Premium Cocoa and 4 Tbsp butter in a small bowl and add boiling water.
  6. Stir until smooth.
  7. Cool.
  8. In a large mixing bowl, cream additional butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla at high speed for 5 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
  9. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, soda and salt.
  10. Add flour mixture alternately with cocoa mixture and sour cream to creamed ingredients.
  11. Begin and end with flour and beat until batter is smooth.
  12. Do not over beat.
  13. Pour into prepared pans.
  14. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  15. Cool on racks for 10 minutes; remove from pans.
  16. Cool completely.
  17. Frost with chocolate frosting, and decorate as you like.
  18. Frosting
  19. In a mixing bowl cream together the butter and cocoa.
  20. Add cream and powdered sugar alternately.
  21. Add vanilla and blend.
  22. Frost cake.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 634 Fat: 25g Saturated fat: 15g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 104g Sugar: 81g Sodium: 464mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 6g Cholesterol: 109mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/chocolate-sour-cream-layer-cake/