OCTOBER

OCTOBER

October 3, 2013

SOUR CREAM CHOCOLATE CAKE


A birthday for Noah!
 
In a few days, grandson Noah will turn eleven! Don't you love celebrations that occur during the month of October, whether it be a birthday or a wedding! Need a few inspirational ideas? Me too! With the weather being so beautiful, we are taking our party outdoors! The birthday cake we have selected is from the Georgia Governor's Mansion from Chef Holly! Melt in your mouth decadant!!
 





Sour Cream Chocolate Cake
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour
¾ cup sour cream
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
4 ounces of butter
½ t. salt
1 ½ t. baking soda
½ t. baking powder
1 cup water
 
Grease and flour two 9 -inch cake pans. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt chocolate and butter over low heat until smooth. Set aside to cool. Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy. Add cooled chocolate to egg mixture. Sift remaining dry ingredients together. Add to batter alternately with water. Pour into prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes!



Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting
4-5 ounces of unsweetened chocolate, melted, slight cooled
¼ pound butter, softened
2 cups confectioners sugar
2 t. vanilla
¼ to ½ cup sour cream

 Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add chocolate and vanilla mixing well. Add enough sour cream to reach spreading consistency.
 
 
 

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