Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

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  • ¼-cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¼-cup boiling water

  • 2-cups sugar

  • 1-stick butter , softened

  • 1-8

    oz. Sour cream

  • - tsp vanilla

  • 1-tsp. baking soda

  • 2-cups all-purpose flour

  • ½-tsp. salt

  • 5

    -egg whites

  • Frosting of your choice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Grease& flour two 9" round cake pans. Combine the cocoa powder & boiling water in a bowl and stir until the cocoa is dissolved. Combine the sugar and butter in a large bowl. Beat with a mixer until light & fluffy 1-2 minutes. Add the cocoa mixture and mix for 1- minute longer. Beat in the sour cream ,vanilla and baking soda. Add the flour & salt. Mix for 1- minute more. Beat the egg whites in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form, 2-3 minutes. Fold into the batter. Spoon the batter into the prepared cake pans . Bake until a toothpick comes out clean,25-28 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Cut each cake layer into 2even layers for a total of four layers. Frost as desired


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