Nana's Simple Chocolate Cake

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16Ingredients
70Minutes

Ingredients

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  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate (melted)
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 1/4 cups light brown sugar (packed)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups Swans Down Cake Flour (sifted)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened, 2 sticks)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 7 1/2 cups confectioners sugar (2 boxes @ 3 3/4 c. each)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 ̊. Butter and lightly flour 3 - 8 inch layer pans. (Easy removal: butter pans, line pan bottoms with parchment paper, butter top of paper and lightly flour, shake out excess flour)
    2. Sift Swans Down® once, measure; set aside.
    3. Melt unsweetened chocolate in small microwave-safe bowl; stirring at 30 second intervals until melted (no longer than 1 minute). Stir until smooth; set aside to cool.
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    Reviews(1)

    Te Uri 8 months ago
    awesome cake used as a top tier on a wedding cake absolutely a favourite

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