Excellent moist chocolate cake ! And it's even better with a little hot fudge sauce on top!
CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE
3 ozs. unsweetened chocolate, melted and cool
2 1/4 cups sifted cake flour
2 tsps. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
2 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
3 large eggs
1 1/2 tsps. vanilla
1 cup dairy sour cream
1 cup boiling water
Melt chocolate and let cool. Grease and flour two 9x1 1/2" layer cake pans. Sift flour, baking soda and salt.
Beat butter until soft in large bowl.
Add brown sugar and eggs; beat with electric mixer at high speed until light and fluffy, 5 mins.
Beat in vanilla and cooled melted chocolate.
Stir in dry ingredients alternately with sour cream, beating well until batter is smooth.
Stir in boiling water. Batter will be thin.
Pour at once into prepared pans.
Bake in 350' oven for 30 mins. or until centers spring back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
Cool layers in pan on wire rack 10 mins. before removing cakes from pans.
Frost with your favorite frosting - this is mine - and enjoy !