Chocolate Raspberry Sour Cream Cake
1 pkg. (2-layer size) devil's food cake mix
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
4 large eggs
2 cups sour cream, divided usage
1 tub cream cheese frosting, divided usage
1/2 cup seedless red raspberry jam
2 tubs chocolate frosting
Fresh raspberries, optional
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease and flour two 8-inch round pans. Blend cake mix,
water, oil, eggs and 1 cup sour cream in large bowl. Beat at low speed until
moistened (about 30 seconds). Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into
pans. Bake and cool cake according to package directions.
To assemble, place 1 cake layer on serving platter. Spread 3/4 cup cream cheese
frosting on top of layer. Spread jam on top of cream cheese frosting. Top with
remaining layer. Frost top and sides of cake with chocolate frosting.
To prepare sauce, blend remaining cream cheese frosting and 1 cup sour cream in
small bowl until smooth and creamy. Garnish top of frosted cake with 2-3 tbsp.
of sauce in center and fresh raspberries. Place 2 tbsp. sauce on center of each
serving plate, and top with a slice of cake. Garnish with fresh raspberries if
Makes 12 servings.