How to make it

  • For the cake: Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease 18- by 13-inch rimmed baking sheet.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt in large bowl.
  • Whisk eggs and yolks, vanilla, and sour cream in another bowl until smooth.
  • Heat chocolate, butter, oil, water, and cocoa in large saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Whisk chocolate mixture into flour mixture until incorporated.
  • Whisk egg mixture into batter, then pour into prepared baking pan.
  • Bake until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes. Transfer to wire rack.
  • For the icing: About 5 minutes before cake is done, heat butter, cream, cocoa, and corn syrup in large saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth.
  • Off heat, whisk in confectioners’ sugar and vanilla.
  • Spread warm icing evenly over hot cake and sprinkle with pecans.
  • Let cake cool to room temperature on wire rack, about 1 hour, then refrigerate until icing is set, about 1 hour longer.
  • (Cake can be wrapped in plastic and refrigerated for up to 2 days.
  • Bring to room temperature before serving.)
  • Cut into 3-inch squares. Serve.

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  • txbackyardcook 6 years ago
    GREEEEEEEEEEEEEEAT RECIPE!
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    " It was excellent "
    fluffy24 ate it and said...
    Love cake recipes. thanks. I will be trying this one.
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    the greatest flavored cake dutch cocoa fantastic thanks
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