Dear Abby's Fabulous Chocolate Cake & Frosting
June 30, 2022
"Gold Medal flour or swans down cake flour(probably cake flour) Remember they have changed bakers squares so watch ounces"
- 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
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Grease 2 eight inch round layer cake pans
Flour lightly, tap out excess.
Combine, melt and cool chocolate, butter and water. (In microwave)
Sift into mixing bowl the flour, baking soda and salt. Mix in separate large bowl the eggs, sour cream, sugar and vanilla.
Stir chocolate mixture into egg mixture.
Add this to flour mixture one half at a time, just until smooth. (Batter will be thin.)
Pour evenly into
Two 8 inch layers.
Bake 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees.
Beat until blended.
Put in double boiler that's boiling
Cook in double boiler, beating constantly with electric beater 5-7 minutes.
Remove from water; stir in vanilla.
Melt 1 square chocolate with 1 tablespoon butter. (In microwave)Drizzle over top of frosting letting mixture run down sides.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.