Double-layer Chocolate Cake

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12-16




  • Butter and flour two 9-inch round cake pans and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In mixing bowl at medium speed, beat butter and brown sugar until blended.
  • Beat in eggs.
  • Add melted chocolate and vanilla; beat until combined.
  • In another bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another small bowl, mix milk and sour cream.
  • Add flour mixture and milk mixture alternately to butter mixture, about a third of each at a time, beating after each addition.
  • (Batter will be very thick).
  • Spread batter evenly into cake pans.
  • Bake in 350 degree oven until a wooden skewer or toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean (25 to 30 minutes).
  • Cool on racks in pans for 10 minutes, then invert cakes onto racks and remove pans.
  • Cool completely before frosting.