Recipe for Chocolate Greeting Card Cake


    Chocolate Greeting Card Cake

    Source: Hershey's Cocoa

    1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
    3/4 cup cocoa
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    3/4 teaspoon salt
    2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
    1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
    2 eggs
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

    In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt.

    Add butter, sour cream, eggs and vanilla extract; beat on medium speed of electric mixer for 3 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Transfer cake to serving plate. Frost with One-Bowl Buttercream Frosting. Decorate cake as desired.

    Serves 15.

    Nutrition facts per serving: 440 calories (190 calories from fat), 5 grams protein, 21 grams fat (12 grams saturated fat), 57 grams carbohydrates, 75 milligrams cholesterol, 390 milligrams sodium, 60 milligrams calcium