Rating: 4.5 stars
98 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 71
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

We make this all the time, company can never guess what is in it!

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.

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  • In a large bowl, combine sugar, flour and salt. Set aside.

  • In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup butter, water and 3 tablespoons cocoa to a boil. Remove from heat. Add to flour mixture and beat until smooth.

  • In a separate bowl, Mix sour cream, eggs, baking soda and cayenne pepper. Add to the cake batter. Blend well. Pour batter into 9x13 inch pan.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

  • For the Frosting: Melt 1/4 cup butter, add 1/3 cup cocoa. Add confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla. Mix until smooth and free of lumps.

  • Spread frosting on the cooled cake. Cut into squares and serve. Ask your company if they can guess what is in it, they never will.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 36g; fat 11.4g; cholesterol 43.2mg; sodium 179.1mg. Full Nutrition
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