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Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake
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Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake

3 Hr(s) 10 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
2 Hr(s) 40 Min(s) Cook
Serve our Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake for a special celebration or a memorable ending to a dinner party. Fill and frost this Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake with chocolate frosting to impress all of the chocolate lovers!
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
3 oz. BAKER'S Unsweetened Chocolate
1/2 cup water
1 container (8 oz.) BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1-3/4 cups cake flour
1-1/2 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
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Let's Make It
1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. Cover bottoms of pans with wax paper. Grease and flour wax paper; set aside. Microwave chocolate and water in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 to 2 min. or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after each min. Stir until chocolate is completely melted; cool completely. Stir in sour cream.
2
Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour mixture alternately with the chocolate mixture, beating after each addition until well blended. Add vanilla; mix well. Pour evenly into prepared pans.
3
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans 10 min.; remove from pans. Cool completely on wire racks. Fill and frost with BAKER'S® ONE BOWL Chocolate Frosting.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare as directed, using BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Tip 2
Size Wise
Sour cream and brown sugar add to the divine flavor of this special-occasion cake. Serve with a glass of ice cold low-fat milk.
Tip 3
High Altitude Directions
Increase flour to 2 cups and water to 2/3 cup. Reduce baking powder to 1 tsp. and baking soda to 1/2 tsp. Reduce brown sugar to 1/2 cup and granulated sugar to 1 cup minus 1 Tbsp. Increase baking temperature to 375°F.
Tip 4
Use Your Stove
Place chocolate and water in saucepan; cook on very low heat until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.
Nutrition
Calories
500
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g
31%
Saturated Fat 14g
70%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg
27%
Sodium 310mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 66g
24%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 50g
100%
Protein 5g
10%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes 16 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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