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Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream CakeA delicious, moist and tender chocolate sour cream cake topped with rich, fudge frosting.

Recipe Ingredients:

Cake:
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 (16-ounce) container dairy sour cream
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Fudge Frosting:
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 2-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.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  5. Frost with Fudge Frosting.
  6. For Fudge Frosting: Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat. Add cocoa; cook, stirring constantly, just until mixture begins to boil. Pour mixture into medium bowl; cool completely. Add powdered sugar alternately with milk to cocoa mixture, beating to spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla. Makes about 1 cup frosting.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens, and reprinted with permission of The Hershey Company. © The Hershey Company.