How to make it

  • Lightly grease and flour a tube pan.
  • Line the bottom with a circle of waxed paper to fit pan.
  • Grease the waxed paper.
  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa.
  • Cream the butter at high speed for 3 minutes then beat in sugar in three additions beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Continue beating for at least 3 minutes after the last egg has been added.
  • Blend in vanilla, butter flavoring, pepper and chocolate extracts.
  • Reduce speed to low then alternately add sifted dry ingredients in three additions with milk in two additions.
  • Add sour cream and beat for 4 minutes on low speed.
  • Carefully pour and scrape batter into tube pan.
  • Shake and tap pan gently to level batter.
  • Bake on the lower third-level rack for 90 minutes.
  • Allow cooling in pan for 5 minutes carefully invert on cooking rack and remove waxed paper.
  • Allow cooling completely.

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  • annieamie 10 years ago
    Another winner, Chefmeow! Thank you for the recipe! This one will definitely be on the holiday table this year with a nice fudge sauce or gananche over it!
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  • michelle73 11 years ago
    This sounds really good. I don't have the butter or chocolate extract so I'll have to make it without. Hopefully it turns out.
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