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This is a cake that is a family favorite. I got it from a Gold Medal Winning State Fair Cakes cookbook.
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- 3/4 cup water
- 1/3 cup butter or 1/3 cup margarine, softened
- 1/3 cup shortening
- 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
- 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour or 1 1/2 cups cake flour
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup sour cream
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream Cheese Filling
- 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine, softened
- 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1For cake, heat oven to 350 degrees.
- 2Grease bottom and side of 2 round pans, 9x1 1/2 inches, with shortening; lightly flour.
- 3Heat water, butter, shortening and cocoa in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth; remove from heat.
- 4Cool to room temperature.
- 5Mix flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
- 6Beat in cocoa mixture with electric mixer on low speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth.
- 7Beat in sour cream, eggs and vanilla until smooth.
- 8Pour into pans.
- 9Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- 10Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire rack.
- 11Cool completely.
- 12For cream cheese filling, beat butter and cream cheese in medium bowl on medium speed until fluffy.
- 13Beat in powdered sugar and vanilla on low speed until smooth.
- 14When cake is cooled completely, fill layers with cream cheese filling.
- 15For chocolate frosting, beat butter in medium bowl on medium speed until fluffy.
- 16Gradually beat in remaining ingredients on low speed until smooth.
- 17Frost side and top of cake with chocolate frosting.
- 18Press walnuts on side of cake, if using.
- 19Store cake covered in refrigerator.
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Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownie Cake
Serving Size: 1 (124 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 573.9
- Calories from Fat 260
- Total Fat 28.9 g
- Saturated Fat 15.7 g
- Cholesterol 93.2 mg
- Sodium 314.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 77.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
- Sugars 64.4 g
- Protein 4.1 g