Chocolate Layer Cake

Makes 16
Prep 30 m
Bake 30 m




  1. 1 of 3 Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease three 8-inch-round cake pans. Line pans with waxed paper; grease paper.
  2. 2 of 3 In bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in sour cream, then eggs. On low, beat in flour mixture in 2 batches, alternating with milk. Divide among prepared pans.
  3. 3 of 3 Bake in 350 degrees F oven 30 minutes, until springy to touch. Cool in pans 5 minutes. Invert onto racks; remove paper.


  1. 1 of 1 In bowl, beat butter, sour cream. Beat in sugar, 3 tablespoons liqueur, vanilla. Filling: Remove 3/4 cup; chill 5 minutes. Frosting: Beat cocoa, remaining liqueur into remaining butter mixture. Fill, stack, frost layers.
Nutrition Information for Chocolate Layer Cake
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Per Serving: 5 g pro., 484 kcal cal., 2 g fiber, 99 mg chol., 151 mg sodium, 20 g Fat, total, 12 g sat. fat, 74 g carb.