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Basic Chocolate Cake

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Vanilla 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Unsweetened chocolate squares 3
  Sifted cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

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 350°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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

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

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Basic Chocolate Cake Recipe