Prompt: Chocolate cake recipe


1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup granulated sugar

2 large eggs

1 cup sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour one 9-inch round cake pan, line with parchment paper and butter again. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In medium bowl, whisk together cocoa, butter, and sugar until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour batter into prepared pan.

2. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until cake is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes; carefully remove to wire rack to cool completely.