Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream 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.

SKILL LEVEL
beginner
PREP
20 min
BAKE
40 min

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories430
Calories from Fat190
Total Fat21 g32% DV
Saturated Fat13 g65% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol95 mg32% DV
Sodium490 mg20% DV
Total Carbohydrates56 g19% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars38 g
Protein6 g
Vitamin A15% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron20% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories430
Calories from Fat190
Total Fat21 g32% DV
Saturated Fat13 g65% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol95 mg32% DV
Sodium490 mg20% DV
Total Carbohydrates56 g19% DV
Dietary Fiber2.0 g8% DV
Sugars38 g
Protein6 g
Vitamin A15% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg4% DV
Iron20% DV
2/3 cupbutter or margarine, softened
1 containerdairy sour cream (16 oz.)
1 teaspoonvanilla extract
FUDGE FROSTING (recipe follows)
1-1/2 teaspoonsbaking soda
2 eggs
3/4 cupHERSHEY'S Cocoa
1-3/4 cupsall-purpose flour
1-3/4 cupssugar
1 teaspoonsalt

Directions

  • 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. Frost with FUDGE FROSTING. Makes 12 servings.
  • 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
  • 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. About 1 cup frosting.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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