Chocolate Sour Cream Pound Cake





One of the easiest and most delicious cakes I make is my Cream Cheese Pound Cake.  You can whip up in no time and no matter where you take it, everyone loves it!  I shared the recipe the other day and everyone said they would like to see a similar one made with chocolate and sour cream.  Who am I to argue...so I got right to work.  This cake turned out dense, heavy and has a rich chocolate flavor.  I added in a handful of chocolate chips to take it over the edge, however you can always leave them out.  I hope you enjoy both recipes!

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Ingredients are as follows:

1 1/2 C butter, softened
8 oz. sour cream
2 1/2 C sugar
5 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 C cocoa
1 tsp. baking powder
2 C flour 
1 C chocolate chips, optional

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees; grease a 10" bundt pan.


Cream together the butter, sour cream and sugar.


Add eggs in, one at a time, and mix until incorporated.  Stir in vanilla.


By hand, stir in the cocoa, baking powder and flour. 


Pour into prepared pan.


 Bake for 55-60 minutes; until a toothpick comes out clean.


Allow to cool for ten minutes, remove from pan and continue to cool.            Slice, serve and enjoy!

 

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