Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

From the episode There's a Hole in Your Cake

Why This Recipe Works

For a chocolate Bundt cake recipe that would deliver a cake that tasted every bit as good as it looked, with a fine crumb, moist texture, and rich chocolate flavor, we used both bittersweet chocolate and natural cocoa, dissolving them in bo...

Why This Recipe Works

For a chocolate Bundt cake recipe that would deliver a cake that tasted every bit as good as it looked, with a fine crumb, moist texture, and rich chocolate flavor, we used both bittersweet chocolate and natural cocoa, dissolving them in boiling water, which "blooms" their flavor. Sour cream and brown sugar gave our chocolate Bundt cake recipe moisture and flavor. Finally, we enhanced our cake’s chocolate flavor with small amounts of espresso powder and vanilla extract, both of which complement the floral nuances of the chocolate.

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake