Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Layer Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Sam 3

Taken from the October 2009 issue of Chatelaine, a Chipits Chocolate Chips ad.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Loved this chocolate cake ~ It was so easy to make this great fix for the chocoholic in me & my other half! And now I'm wondering what it would be like as a chocolate cake! A triple hit of chocolate could just be . . . ! Thanks for posting the recipe! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease 2 8in cake pans.
  3. Stir flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Beat butter with brown sugar in a separate bowl until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in eggs, one at a time, add vanilla.
  6. Whisk 1/2 cup sour cream with milk.
  7. On low speed, alternately beat in flour and sour cream mixtures, in 2 additions, until batter is smooth.
  8. Stir in 3/4 cup chocolate chips until evenly distributed.
  9. Divide batter equally between the prepared pans.
  10. Bake 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of each cake comes out clean.
  11. Cool 10 minutes, turnout onto rack to cool completely, once cooled, cut each cake into 2 layers.
  12. Melt remaining chocolate chips in the microwave on med for 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.
  13. Stir in remaining sour cream, beat until fluffy. Chill 15 minutes or until frosting is smooth and approx as thick as peanut butter.
  14. Use to frost layers and top of cooled cake.

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