Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my mom's own recipe...I remember her making this on the farm where I grew up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs and mix well.
  3. Alternate sour milk and flour to butter mixture, starting with milk.
  4. Beat well after each addition.
  5. Melt squares of chocolate in water.
  6. Add baking soda to chocolate, stirring until soda is mixed.
  7. Pour chocolate into batter and mix well.
  8. Add vanilla.
  9. Pour into 2 greased and floured layer pans.
  10. Bake at 350 Degrees for 30 to 40 minutes.
  11. Cake is done when sides pull away from the pan.

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