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Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

It’s the sour cream in this recipe that creates a moister cake texture. Help the kids make the icing and frost the cake for an engaging family activity.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 20  Minutes

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 cup butter or margarine , softened
  • 1 container dairy sour cream (16 oz.)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FUDGE FROSTING (recipe follows)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

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.

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