Dear Abby's Fabulous Chocolate Cake & Frosting

8
Servings
30m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #39012

June 30, 2022



"Gold Medal flour or swans down cake flour(probably cake flour) Remember they have changed bakers squares so watch ounces"

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (191 g)
  • Calories 555.5
  • Total Fat - 18.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 44.2 mg
  • Sodium - 708.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 95 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.4 g
  • Sugars - 71.2 g
  • Protein - 6.3 g
  • Calcium - 58 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Cake:

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Step 3

Grease 2 eight inch round layer cake pans

Step 4

Flour lightly, tap out excess.

Step 5

Combine, melt and cool chocolate, butter and water. (In microwave)

Step 6

Sift into mixing bowl the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix in separate large bowl the eggs, sour cream, sugar and vanilla.

Step 7

Stir chocolate mixture into egg mixture.

Step 8

Add this to flour mixture one half at a time, just until smooth. (Batter will be thin.)

Step 9

Pour evenly into

Step 10

Two 8 inch layers.

Step 11

Bake 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees.

Step 12

Frosting:

Step 13

Beat until blended.

Step 14

Put in double boiler that's boiling

Step 15

Cook in double boiler, beating constantly with electric beater 5-7 minutes.

Step 16

Remove from water; stir in vanilla.

Step 17

Melt 1 square chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter. (In microwave)Drizzle over top of frosting letting mixture run down sides.

Tips & Variations


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