Wednesday, February 25, 2009

{ sour cream chocolate cake }

mmm... this is so much like the chocolate cake my Grandma used to make when my cousin and I would and stay with them for a week in the summer. Of course, she made it with fresh cream from their cow, fresh eggs from their chickens and baked it in their wood stove... so I doubt my cake is quite as good as hers, but it is pretty darn good!

Here's Grandma Joy's recipe (hand written by her)... I don't think she'll mind that I'm sharing it!


5 comments:

  1. You've got a good memory, I can't remember that cake :( Maybe if you make it for me when I'm down the taste will bring it back to me.

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  2. those recipe cards are precious. i have some that my grandma wrote down, and now that she's been gone for 18 years I treasure her handwriting.
    my favorite chocolate cakes has mayonnaise in it. this is probably similar.

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  3. I'm guessing from the pic that you melted something over it after taking it from the oven - was it just melted chocolate?

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  4. Girl I must need glasses b/c I can not read that recipe. Would you be so kind as to please type it out or email it to me??? Pretty please with ummm....chocolate on top???
    Thank you.

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