Celebration Cake

Celebration Cake
This double chocolate cake recipe is made with both semisweet chocolate and cocoa powder and frosted with white chocolate frosting.
Makes 24
Prep 25 m
Bake 25 - 30 m



  1. 1 of 6 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour three 9 x 2-inch round cake pans.
  2. 2 of 6 Microwave 4 ounces chocolate in glass bowl on high to melt, stirring once, 2 minutes. Stir in remaining chocolate. Cool slightly.
  3. 3 of 6 Sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt onto parchment or waxed paper.
  4. 4 of 6 Beat butter and sugar in bowl until fluffy, 3 minutes. Beat in vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in chocolate.
  5. 5 of 6 Mix sour cream and water in bowl. On low speed, beat flour mixture into butter mixture in 3 additions, alternating with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour; beat on medium-high speed 3 minutes. Spread 1/3 of batter in each pan.
  6. 6 of 6 Bake in 350 degrees F oven 25 to 30 minutes, until wooden pick inserted in center of comes out clean; do not overbake. Cool 15 minutes on rack. Turn cakes out onto rack. Cool.

To assemble cake:

  1. 1 of 1 Sandwich 3 cake layers together, using 1 cup frosting between. Frost top sides with remaining frosting. Chill cake at least 2 hours for easy cutting. Garnish with white chocolate curls. Keep cake refrigerated until ready to serve.
Nutrition Information for Celebration Cake
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Per Serving: 29 g carb., 21 g Fat, total, 83 mg chol., 11 g sat. fat, 1 g fiber, 127 mg sodium, 310 kcal cal., 3 g pro.