Basic Chocolate Cake
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Unsweetened chocolate squares||3|
|Sifted cake flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Sour cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Beat butter and sugar together in large bowl.
Add eggs; beat until light and fluffy.
Beat in vanilla and chocolate.
Sift together dry ingredients.
Add alternately with sour cream to butter mixture; beat well after each addition.
Stir in boiling water. (Batter will be thin.)
Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch layer-cake pans.
Bake in preheated 350Â°F oven 35 minutes or until cake tests done.
Cool in pan on wire racks 10 minutes.
Turn out onto racks; cool completely.
Fill and frost as desired.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4375 Calories from Fat 1734
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 199 g306.5%
Saturated Fat 117.4 g586.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 995.9 mg332%
Sodium 4150 mg172.9%
Total Carbohydrates 631 g210.4%
Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.8%
Sugars 411.4 g
Protein 56 g112.6%
Vitamin A 97.3% Vitamin C 3.4%
Calcium 49.5% Iron 203.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet