Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Recipe

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Recipe

How To Make Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Sour cream lends a nice moisture to this simple yet indulgent chocolate cake. This comes with hot coffee, which adds more depth to the dessert’s flavor.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • cupsgranulated sugar
  • ¾cupdark cocoa powder
  • 2tspbaking soda
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • 2large eggs
  • 1cupsour cream
  • ¾cupcanola oil
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupcoffee,strong, piping hot
  • chocolate frosting,or cream cheese frosting


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Butter and flour a 9×13-inch cake pan. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking soda. Whisk in the kosher salt.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, canola oil and vanilla extract until it looks homogenous and creamy.

  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir together with a stiff spatula.

  5. Pour in the piping hot coffee. Keep stirring until all the liquid is incorporated and it is a homogenized cake batter.

  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.

  7. Place in the oven and bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick poked in the center comes out clean.

  8. Take the cake out of the oven and set it on a baking rack to cool. After about 30 minutes, spread the frosting on top.

  9. Cut and serve the cake straight from the pan. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 372.53kcal
  • Fat: 19.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.87g
  • Fiber: 2.55g
  • Sugar: 29.93g
  • Protein: 4.67g
  • Cholesterol: 40.97mg
  • Sodium: 273.75mg
  • Calcium: 36.54mg
  • Potassium: 154.04mg
  • Iron: 1.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 47.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.17mg
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