Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

This makes a very moist delicious cake. I like to top mine with whipped cream just before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease and flour bottom of 13x9 pan.
  3. Sift together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt.
  4. Add shortening, and sour cream and beat 2 minutes.
  5. Add chocolate, eggs, vanilla and hot coffee and beat 2 minutes longer.
  6. Turn batter into prepared pan and bake about 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool on wire rack and frost as desired.
  8. To serve, cut into squares.

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