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Sour Cream-Mocha Bundt Cake

Recipe photo courtesy of Con Poulos

This rich and delicious cake not only holds up for days--it gets even better. Baked with both instant powdered and brewed espresso, it boasts subtle coffee flavor. Sour cream in the batter ensures a moist texture and enhances taste.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2016
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How would you rate this recipe?
  • MS11445161
    20 AUG, 2018
    Moist and delicious
  • jessicas1491430
    15 SEP, 2017
    I'm new to baking and this is the most popular thing I have made yet. I took it to the office and it was gone in a flash. It was soo moist and velvety. The espresso adds a touch of adult flavor and complexity. This is one of the best chocolate cakes I have ever tasted. One thing I have learned so far is to use a quality bundt pan. If you use a cheap, thin one, it will cook unevenly and burn. I found a gorgeous, heavy duty bundt pan from an estate sale and now all my cakes are moist and delicious.
  • mshawpi3141
    28 JAN, 2017
    I haven't made this yet but it sounds delicious. I was wondering why butter wasn't listed on the ingredients list.
  • lorig799comcas
    27 SEP, 2016
    Used 15 dollars worth of ingredients but my "standard" bundt pan was obviously too small. The batter overflowed and burned ( thank goidness I baked on a sheet tray) and took 1 hour plus 40 minutes to cook. Totally a waste of time and ingredients unless you are Martha and have huge potential nconcentional bundt pans and unlimitd ingreadients ar yr dispiasal.
  • germgirl72hotm
    31 MAY, 2016
    Lovely cake but I'm not sure what the point of the 'filling' is. It just adds an unpleasantly gritty, bitter stripe through the cake. I will definitely make it again but without the filling. Recipe worked perfectly, baking time was spot on (I'm in the UK and baked it at 160 C)
  • bstone10661
    3 MAR, 2016
    Turned out perfectly, altho I did have to bake it 75 minutes. I REALLY liked the idea of preparing the bundt pan not only with butter, but with butter mixed with cocoa!

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