Fabulous Fudge Chocolate Cake
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INGREDIENTS
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • *I added 1/2 tsp. Instant coffee - I always add coffee to chocolate to enhance the flavor
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 2 1/2 cups brown sugar until well mixed. Add eggs one at a time. Beat in the vanilla and melted chocolate squares. Add 1/2 the sour cream and then 1/2 the dry ingredients to the butter mixture until well blended.
  4. Add the remaining sour cream and dry ingredients to the batter. Stir in boiling water.
  5. Bake in a greased 9 X 13 inch pan for 35 minutes.
  6. Let cool 10 minutes before icing.
  7. Spread frosting of your choice over cooled cake.