Rating: 4.4 stars
103 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 62
  • 4 star values: 29
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 1

I taught my daughter to make this when she was three. It has become our signature cake with her friends, and mine as well. This recipe is so easy and so good. Could be topped with cinnamon sugar, if desired.



Original recipe yields 9 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch pan.

  • In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and chocolate chips. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light. Add eggs and mix thoroughly. Add sour cream and vanilla extract; mix well. Add flour mixture and mix thoroughly.

  • Pour batter into 9 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until golden brown and springy on the top.

Nutrition Facts

414 calories; protein 5.2g; carbohydrates 51.4g; fat 22.5g; cholesterol 79.7mg; sodium 325.4mg. Full Nutrition