Chocolate Cake Recipe: Ingredients and Instructions

Nothing satisfies quite like an indulgent piece of chocolate cake.

Chocolate Cake Recipe: Ingredients 

To create the cake you will need:

You will also need two layer tins with removable bases. This recipe was created using tins that were 8 inches in diameter.

To make the frosting for the cake you will need:

Decorating the cake with sugar flowers, fruit, nuts or other decorations is optional.

Chocolate Cake Recipe: Steps

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Ingredients to be used

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Step 1

Sour cream, eggs, butter, semisweet chocolate

Remove ingredients from the refrigerator and allow them to reach room temperature

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Step 2

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Preheat the oven to 350 degrees farenheight

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Step 3

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Prepare your cake tins by applying nonstick spray, a lining of flour, shortening or butter

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Step 4

Flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa, butter, eggs, vanilla, sour cream, sugar

Mix all ingredients by hand or in a food processor until your batter is thick and smooth

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Step 5

None

Divide the batter between the cake pans and bake in the oven

25-35 minutes

Step 6

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Remove the cakes from the oven, allow them to cool and remove them from their tins

10 minutes

Step 7

Semisweet chocolate, butter

Melt the chocolate and butter in the microwave or on the stove, stirring frequently

A few minutes

Step 8

Confectioners' sugar

Sift or run your sugar through the food processor to remove any lumps

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Step 9

Sour cream, corn syrup, vanilla

Add these ingredients to the chocolate and butter mixture, then combine with the powdered sugar

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Step 10

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Prepare the cake plate by placing strips of parchment paper underneath the cake to help keep the plate clean while you work

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Step 11

The prepared icing

Place 1/3 of your icing on the first cake round, spread it evenly, then set the second cake round on top

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Step 12

The prepared icing

Spoon icing onto the top of the cake, gently swirling it across the top and down the sides until the cake is covered. Allow it to set before removing the protective parchment strips and garnishing.

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