Super Rich Chocolate Pound Cake

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by JamesDeansGirl

A relatively quick and easy cake, with a dynamite taste! During the school year (my husband and I are both teachers), things get a little hectic with grading exams, papers, and projects...plus my son Jake is starting pre-school in a few weeks...so I'm glad to have some fast, reliable goodies on hand that don't take too much time to make or require a lot of fuss. Try it once--you'll see;)

Top Review by Chef Dudo

Made it just as stated and the cake came out beautiful albeit a bit dry. That improved after a few days though. Good chocolate taste, easy to make. I am pleased to have tried it.
Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325*F.
  2. Grease and flour a 10" fluted tube pan.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
  4. In another large bowl, using an electric mixer on high speed, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  5. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Blend in the vanilla.
  7. In 3 additions each, beat in the flour mixture and sour cream just until combined.
  8. Do not overmix.
  9. Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 60-70 minutes, or until the center tests done.
  11. Cool 10 minutes in pan; invert onto a wire rack and cool completely.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a