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Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake I

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"Your guests will never guess that sauerkraut delivers the extra flavor to this chocolate cake with a fluffy and creamy frosting."
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servings 311
Original recipe yields 12 servings (8 inch round layer cake)


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  1. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa. Add flour mixture to creamed ingredients alternately with the water, ending with dry ingredients. Mix well until smooth. Blend in sauerkraut.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes. Top with Fluffy Creamy Frosting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 311 calories; 13.4 45.3 4.8 46 252 Full nutrition

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Be sure to put this in TWO 8 inch round layer cake pans. The recipe doesn't specify and it WILL NOT fit in one cake pan - I have a mess in my oven to prove it.

I doubled it and made three layers! Very Good!