Chocolate Sour Cream Cake With Sour Cream Frosting Recipe

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Chocolate Sour Cream Cake With Sour Cream Frosting
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  • 1 (18 oz) box devil's food cake mix (the kind
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Grease and flour 2 9 inch cake pans.
  2. Preheat oven to 350.
  3. Combine all cake ingredients in mixing bowl and beat at low speed for about a minute, scraping bowl constantly, until well combined.
  4. Increase mixer speed to medium and beat for about 2 minutes more.
  5. Pour batter into pans and bake for 28-32 minutes, or until they test done.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool in pans for about 10 minutes, then remove from pans and let cool completely.
  7. Frosting:.
  8. Melt butter over low heat or in the microwave and pour into mixing bowl.
  9. Add cocoa and whisk until smooth.
  10. With an electric mixer on low, alternately beat in sugar and sour cream until well mixed.
  11. Add vanilla and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  12. Assemble cake in layers. Can store in refrigerator, tightly covered for up to a week (if it makes it that long!), or can be frozen, tightly covered for up to 6 months.
  13. Thaw in refrigerator overnight before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 761.38 Kcal (3188 kJ)
Calories from fat 387.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.07g 66%
Cholesterol 53.4mg 18%
Sodium 734.89mg 31%
Potassium 1513.21mg 32%
Total Carbs 88.03g 29%
Sugars 56.52g 226%
Dietary Fiber 0.43g 2%
Protein 8.5g 17%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 90.8mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 419.33 Kcal (1756 kJ)
Calories from fat 213.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.72g 66%
Cholesterol 29.41mg 18%
Sodium 404.74mg 31%
Potassium 833.41mg 32%
Total Carbs 48.48g 29%
Sugars 31.13g 226%
Dietary Fiber 0.24g 2%
Protein 4.68g 17%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 50mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.7
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar

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