Chocolate Cake I


This is a simple recipe but it makes a rich chocolate cake thanks to the addition of grated chocolate and sour cream.

Original recipe makes 1 -9×13 inch cake


1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup grated semisweet chocolate
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon water
2 cups cake flour
1/2 cup butter, softened


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Grate the chocolate. In a small saucepan, boil the milk and chocolate until mixture forms a custard.
  3. Cream the butter or margarine and sugar. Add eggs and sour cream to the creamed mixture.
  4. Dissolve the baking soda in water, and add to the creamed mixture. Add the flour, and mix thoroughly. Add the chocolate mixture and beat well. Pour into a greased and floured 9×13 inch pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 minutes to one hour.


Calories: 167 kcal
Carbohydrates: 24.4 g
Cholesterol: 31 mg
Fat: 7.1 g
Fiber: 0.5 g
Protein: 2.2 g
Sodium: 92 mg