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Chocolate Chip Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:

1 package chocolate cake mix
3 3/4 ounce package chocolate pudding mix (instant)
4 eggs
1/2 cup cooking oil
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup warm water
6-ounce package chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips. Mix for three minutes. Add chips and mix for one more minute.
  3. Pour batter into greased and lightly floured bundt pan or a 9x13 inch pan. 
  4. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes for the flat pan, or until tester comes out clean.

Sour cream chocolate icing

Ingredients:

2 cups semisweet chocolate pieces (or milk chocolate pieces for sweeter icing)
1 cup sour cream
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Melt chocolate chips in top of double boiler over very hot water. Do not allow to boil. Blend in sour cream, salt and sugar with wooden spoon. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and spread icing on cake. 
  2. Yields enough for sides and top of bundt or flat cake. For very think icing, double this recipe. Both cake and icing freeze well.