Favorite Cocoa Cake
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Serves: 16 servings
  • Cake
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 1 Tbsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1⅓ cup sour cream
  • 1⅓ cup water, boiling
  • Frosting
  • ½ cup butter
  • 3 oz chocolate square, unsweetened
  • 3 oz chocolate square, semisweet
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease and flour 2-9 inch round baking pans.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Beat on high speed until light and fluffy.
  7. Blend in vanilla. In a separate bowl combine flour, Saco Premium Baking Cocoa, baking soda and salt; add alternately with sour cream to creamed mixture.
  8. Mix on low speed just until combined.
  9. Stir in water until blended.
  10. Pour into prepared cake pans.
  11. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Frosting
  13. In a medium saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat, stirring often.
  14. Cool slightly. In a mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar, sour cream and vanilla.
  15. Add chocolate mixture and beat until smooth.
  16. Spread frosting on the cooled cake.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 670 Fat: 27g Saturated fat: 16g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 107g Sugar: 87g Sodium: 482mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 5g Cholesterol: 110mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/favorite-cocoa-cake/