Death by Chocolate

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Death by Chocolate

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    26 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    2/3 cup butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 cup sugar 4 tablespoons sour cream
    4 eggs 2 cup heavy cream
    4 tablespoons all-purpose flour


    Prep: 30 min Total: More than 60 min
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    • 2

      Grease 9 x 3-inch cake pan (high sides are necessary because cake rises substantially during baking).

    • 3

      Melt 8 ounces chocolate with butter in double boiler.

    • 4

      While butter is melting, beat eggs in mixing bowl and add sugar, flour, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and baking powder.

    • 5

      Fold in sour cream, melted butter/chocolate chips.

    • 6

      Pour into cake pan, sprinkle in 8 ounces of chocolate chips.

    • 7

      Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes. Cake is done when toothpick poked into cake comes out clean.

    • 8

      Let cake cool thoroughly before frosting (at least 30 minutes in refrigerator).

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