Sour Cream Mocha Cake

Sour Cream Mocha Cake


"Use instant coffee and melted chocolate chips to make this easy and delicious sour cream cake."


servings 466 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 466 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 23.7 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.2g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 197 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Microwave 1 cup chocolate chips in a small, microwave-safe bowl on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook at additional 10 to 20 second intervals, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Beat melted chocolate, sour cream, oil and eggs in large mixer bowl. Beat in sugar, flour, baking soda and salt. Dissolve coffee crystals in water; gradually beat into batter. Pour into greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup chocolate chips and the chopped nuts over the top of the cake.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes or until cake tests done.
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  1. 14 Ratings


I made this for my class today and they LOVED it! Very moist. yummy! I used a strong cup of my favorite coffee in place of the water/instant coffee. I didn't mix the ingredients in the order of ...

I think the amount of water called for in this recipe is too much--the batter was so thin that the nuts and chocolate chips that are sprinkled on the top sunk to the center/bottom. I think cutt...

This cake is moist, fudgey. I was worried about how thin the batter looked when I put it in the baking pan, but don't worry! It came out great! I didn't use any frosting, and it was perfect w...

I accidentally melted both cups of chocolate chips and when I realized my mistake, decided to go ahead with the recipe. Came out like mocha brownies which were very tasty!

I got mixed reviews on this one. I followed the recipe exactly. My husband and I thought it was very bland. My guest thought it was good, but, I think they were being nice. I was expected it to ...

I made this cake several times for potlucks and it always got rave reviews! Even without the nuts, it is definitely a winning recipe. The second time I increased the chocolate a bit, it made it ...

Thank you for the recipe, my family and friends love this cake. I followed the recipe exactly the first time I bake this cake after that I modify the recipe just a little bit to my taste. I l...

It was pretty good. I made it using applesauce instead of oil and with Hersey's syrup instead of chocolate chips ( I didn't have choc chips on hand). I think it might nudge up to a five with the...

Yummy! Very moist and fudgy. All my friends loved them and asked me for the recipe. I have made a few times and baked them into cup cakes. Batter was a bit thin so I added 1/4 cup of flour and 1...