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Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake
Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake

Classic Mahogany Sour Cream Cake

3 Hr(s) 10 Min(s) (incl. cooling)
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
1/2 cup water
1-3/4 cups cake flour
1-1/2 tsp. 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
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 2
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 3
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
580
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g
42%
Saturated Fat 20g
100%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg
32%
Sodium 360mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates 68g
25%
Dietary Fiber 4g
14%
Sugars 49g
98%
Protein 6g
12%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
20%
* 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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