Winning Fudge Cake
|Unsweetened chocolate||3 Ounce (3 squares, 1 ounce each)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sifted cake flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Commercial sour cream||8 Ounce (1 carton)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Mocha frosting||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Melt chocolate in a heavy saucepan over low heat; set aside to cool.
Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar,beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add chocolate and vanilla; mix well.
Combine flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Stir in boiling water.
Pour batter into 2 greased and floured 8-inch round cakepans.
Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.
Split cake layers in half horizontally to make 4 layers.
Spread filling between layers; spread Mocha Frosting on top and sides of cake.