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August 28 2009 @ 05:54 pm
Recipe Meme: Sour Cream Chocolate Cake & Frosting  
Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
1 c. water
3/4 c. sour cream
1/4 c. butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 eggs
4 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate (cooled to room temp)

Grease and flour (or Pam) 13x9 pan or two 9" round pans. Measure all ingredients into large mixing bowl. Mix 1/2 minutes on low speed, scraping bowl constantly. Beat 3 minutes on high speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pans.

Bake at 350 deg: 40-45 minutes for 13x9; 30-35 for 9" rounds

Cool before removing from the pans.

For cupcakes, fill paper-lined muffin cups 1/2 full. Bake 20-25 minutes. Makes about 3 dozen.

Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting

1/3 c. butter or margarine, softened
3 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate, cooled
3 c. confectioners' sugar (powdered sugar)
1/2 c. sour cream
2 tsp. vanilla

Mix better and chocolate well. Blend in sugar. Stir in sour cream and vanilla. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency.

Current Mood: hyperhyper
Briannabriannablade on August 29th, 2009 01:14 am (UTC)
That sounds so darn good right now
Jill aka Josireesanwar on September 1st, 2009 08:34 pm (UTC)
It was soooo good.
catcey: umbrellacatcey on August 29th, 2009 04:22 am (UTC)
That sounds so yummy, but I don't bake anymore.
Jill aka Josireesanwar on September 1st, 2009 09:19 pm (UTC)
Oh that is sad.
catcey: catceyshamrockscatcey on September 2nd, 2009 03:13 am (UTC)
Yeah, I miss it sometimes, but if I baked I'd eat it and weigh 200 pounds again!
Jill aka Josireesanwar on September 2nd, 2009 05:08 pm (UTC)
Well there is that. I very rarely bake but once in a while... I'm inspired.