Hershey's Special Dark Picnic Cake

Recipe by Molly53
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12-15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Grease and flour 9 x 13 baking pan.
  • Combine chocolate chips, butter and water in large mixer bowl; stir with spoon until chocolate is melted and mixture is blended.
  • Gradually add flour, sugar, sour cream, eggs, baking soda, salt and vanilla; beat on low speed of electric mixer until smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  • Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  • For Frosting:.
  • Place butter and chocolate chips in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high 1 minute; stir.
  • If necessary, microwave on high for 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.
  • Gradually beat in powdered sugar, milk and vanilla, beating until smooth.
  • If necessary, refrigerate 5 to 10 minutes or until of desired spreading consistency.
  • For a stronger chocolate flavored cake, decrease flour to 2 cups and add 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa.
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