Chocolate cake. Chocolate icing. Chopped pecans. The terrific trio is at it again—this time in potluck-perfect squares that will win rave reviews.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 48 servings
1 cup cold water
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, divided
3 oz. BAKER'S Unsweetened Chocolate, divided
2 cups flour
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
6 Tbsp. milk
4-1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
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Let's Make It
Preheat oven to 375°F. Place water, 1/2 cup (1 stick) of the butter and 1-1/2 oz. of the chocolate in large saucepan. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in combined flour and granulated sugar. Add eggs, sour cream, baking soda and salt; mix well. Pour into greased and floured 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Place remaining 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, remaining 1-1/2 oz. chocolate and milk in large saucepan; bring to boil. Remove from heat. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until well blended after each addition. Mix in vanilla. Spread onto warm cake; sprinkle with pecans. Cool completely. Cut into 48 squares to serve.
Substitute miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips for the pecans.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 48 servings, 1 square each.
* 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.