Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 cake

It's the sour cream in the recipe that creates this cake's extra moist texture. And it’s the HERSHEY’S Cocoa in the fudge frosting that gives this cake its extra kick. Help the kids make the icing and let them help you frost the cake for a fun-filled family activity.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups

    all-purpose flour

  • 1-3/4 cups

    sugar

  • 3/4 cup
  • 1-1/2 tsps

    baking soda

  • 1 tsp

    salt

  • 2/3 cups

    butter or margarine, softened

  • 1 container

    dairy sour cream (16 oz)

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?
Add a Garnish

Cocoa Fudge Frosting Recipe

Top this cake with Cocoa Fudge Frosting

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven & stovetop
oven
baking pan
13x9x2-inch baking pan
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
sauce pan
sauce pan
measuring cups
measuring cups
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2

Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add butter, sour cream, eggs and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 3 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. 

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