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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake - by Lucille (Nancy) Shneer

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Recipe from a Church fundraising book (Ukrainian) 1960's. Recipe is by Lucille Shneer her recipe will live on for all of us to enjoy.
Grease and flour the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2" baking pan or 2   9" layer pans. Heat oven to 350 

Sift together the following:
  • 2 C of sifted cake flour, 
  • 1 tsp of baking soda, 
  • 1 1/2 C of sugar,
  • 1 tsp bakinbg soda, 
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 C of sour cream,
  • 1/3 c of shortening and beat for 2 minutes. 
  • Add 3 squares of melted chocalate,
  • 2 eggs, 1 tsp of vanilla, 
  • 1/2 c of hot water. 
Beat for 2 minutes and fill the pan or pans.
Bake at 25 minutes for a sheet cake and 25 minutes in the 2 layer pans or until the knife comes out clean. 
Cake should spring back when touched. 
Add icing of your choice of confectioners sugar.

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