Old Fashioned Sour Cream Fudge Cake

Recipe by Shar-on
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degF.
  • Sift tog.
  • flour, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  • Cream butter, then add brown sugar and continue beating for 5 minutes.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add vanilla and chocolate.
  • Alternately blend in flour mixture and sour cream, 1/3 at a time on low speed of electric mixer.
  • Add boiling water, blending well (batter will be thin).
  • Pour into 2 greased and floured 9" round layer cake pans.
  • Bake at 350 degF for 35- 40 minutes or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.
  • Cool in pans for 10 minutes; remove and finish cooling on racks.
  • Frosting: Combine chocolate, icing sugar, butter, hot water and egg.
  • Blend; then beat at medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes.
  • Chill until of spreading consistency.
  • Carefully ice cake (cake crumb is very tender).
  • You may not want to use the above icing due to the raw egg, so I would suggest making a seven minutes frosting.