Chocolate Cake I

Chocolate Cake I


"This is a simple recipe but it makes a rich chocolate cake thanks to the addition of grated chocolate and sour cream."


servings 167 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 92 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Grate the chocolate. In a small saucepan, boil the milk and chocolate until mixture forms a custard.
  3. Cream the butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs and sour cream to the creamed mixture.
  4. Dissolve the baking soda in water, and add to the creamed mixture. Add the flour, and mix thoroughly. Add the chocolate mixture and beat well. Pour into a greased and floured 9x13 inch pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes to one hour.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I used this recipe for the cake for my son's 3rd birthday party. Kids and grownups alike loved it.

Important: after reading how chocolate-less this cake seemed to be I used 5 TIMES the amount of chocolate required. I followed the rest of measurements exactly (only I used brown sugar instead o...

I was looking for a cake with some good chocolate flavour and and this was not it. As per previous review it is probably something children might like.

great cake. I made it for cupcakes & they turned out really good. I tripled the amount of chocolate though & I still felt like it needed more chocolate & sugar.

This is the first 'from scratch' cake that I've found, that my family likes better than a mix! It is less sweet, and more moist. We love it. I added an extra half cup grated chocolate directly t...

Well. The good news is, if you are an utter nimrod who's having a bad baking day and forget to add the baking soda, this cake still manages to come out right. That said, I would tend to agree th...

Very good and wasn't greatly difficult to make. My whole family greatly enjoyed the cake, it was moist and wasn't too rich.

Easy to make but lacked chocolate flavor.

really really good no not good awsome, radical, OMG. i made this cake for my ant in the hospital because she just had a baby!!!!!! she absolutly loved it!!!!! her baby is six weeks early an...