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Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake Recipe

This cake delightfully combines the flavors of chocolate and cinnamon. Enjoy this dessert with dinner and use leftovers the next day as a handy snack.—Sue Reichenbach, Langhorne, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beating well after each addition.
  • 2. Spread half of the batter into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Sprinkle with the chocolate chips. Combine cinnamon and remaining sugar; sprinkle over chips. Spread with remaining batter.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 515 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 278 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.