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Chocolate Yum Yum Cake

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"A yummy chocolate cake with a yummy chocolate frosting."
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2 h servings 544
Original recipe yields 14 servings (2 - 9 inch round layers)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch round cake pans. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa, set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat the sugar and egg until light, add the 1/2 cup butter, beat until smooth. Stir in the sour cream, water, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients, mix slowly until flour mixture is absorbed. Fold in the 2 cups chocolate chips. Divide the mixture evenly between the two prepared pans.
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until cake tests done with a toothpick. Place pans of cake on wire racks to cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely. When cool frost with the following frosting recipe.
  4. To make the frosting, melt the remaining 1 cup chocolate chips with the coffee in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove pan from heat, and beat in the 3/4 cup of butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, until smooth. Set pan in a bowl of ice and beat until icing is spreadable and holds it's shape. Cool completely before frosting cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 544 calories; 31.7 68.1 5.2 64 320 Full nutrition

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I only made the frosting, (not the cake) I needed something quick and found I was without alot of ingredents) and its really good. I was afraid it might not be enough so I added 1/4 cup more cho...

this recipe is so rich and flavorful,you dont need a big piece.its like a fudge-brownie cake.very good i like it. happy cooking denny

This was really the greatest chocolate cake i aver tried, i made it for a birthday party and nothing was left!!

Excellent recipe! I got rave reviews when I made it. The icing is especially good!

Wow. SO GOOD. I even managed to mess up on the recipe and it still came out amazing. The icing is great as well. I'm keeping this recipe for sure. Thanks so much.

I had family over for Labor Day weekend 2007 one of them being pregnant so I decided on the Yum Yum cake. It was a big hit with everyone especially the second morning when it had been in the re...

This is rich, chocolaty and delicious! Baked in a bundt tube pan, took 45mins. Changes I did: I used 1.5 cups of white sugar, 3/4 cup of cocoa powder, and milk instead of water. Didn't make the ...

Wow! This is more like a brownie than cake. I could eat this all day. I will not be making this for home as I will surely eat it all. Only for special occasions! I don't like coffee so I le...

This was a hit at work and home. Easy to make and sweet to eat.