Chocolate Decadence

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

3 ounces Hershey’s chocolate, melted
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
4 ounces butter
3 eggs
1 cup sour cream
2 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tablespoon and 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
Vanilla – to taste
1 cup hot water

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients but hot water together.
  2. Add hot water.
  3. Bake in 10-inch round, greased and floured pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees until firm.

Chocolate Icing

Ingredients:

4 squares Hershey’s semi-sweet chocolate
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
6 tablespoons milk

Method:

  1. In heavy 1-quart saucepan over low heat, melt Hershey’s chocolate and butter.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. With wire whisk, beat in confectioners’ sugar and milk until smooth and easy spreading consistency.
  4. After cake cools, cut into two equal layers and ice.
  5. To serve, garnish slices with Hershey’s chocolate syrup, whipping cream and Hershey’s Kisses.
Yield: 12 Slices

Recipe from Charlie Gipe CEC AAC,
Executive Chef for Hershey Entertainment Complex