Dairy Brand Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

3/4 c. vegetable oil
1 large egg
2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. packed brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 (1 oz.) squares semisweet baking chocolate
2/3 c. cocoa
1 Tbsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. sour cream
1 c. warm water

Frosting:
1/2 c. butter, softened
1/4 c. milk
3 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2/3 c. cocoa
1/4 c. sour cream

In large bowl beat on medium speed until well blended the oil, egg and vanilla. Add sugars, scraping sides of bowl. Add melted chocolate squares. In small bowl mix together flour, cocoa, soda and salt. Add dry mixture to first mixture alternately with water and sour cream, mixing well after each addition. Pour into two (8-inch) greased and floured pans. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes. After removing from pans and cooling completely, add frosting. To make frosting mix together ingredients until creamy one – two minutes, scraping sides of bowl.

Morrison County Fair Hershey’s Chocolate Recipe Contest, First Place, Cindy Sassen

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