Sauerkraut Surprise Cake

Sauerkraut Surprise Cake

by Salvador Dean 6 months ago
4.2 (6)
525 kcal
81.6 g carbs
Description

No one will ever believe that the secret ingredient is finely chopped sauerkraut!

Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup drained and chopped sauerkraut
  • 16 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 ¾ cups confectioners' sugar
Directions
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 13x9 inch cake pan.
  2. 2. In a large mixing bowl, cream 1/2 cup butter or margarine and sugar until light. Beat in eggs, one at a time; add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  3. 3. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon salt and cocoa powder. Add to creamed mixture alternately with water, beating after each addition. Stir in sauerkraut. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  4. 4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cake cool in pan. Frost with Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting. Cut into squares to serve.
  5. 5. To Make Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting: Melt the semi-sweet chocolate pieces and 4 T butter or margarine over low heat. Remove from heat. Blend in the sour cream, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Gradually add sifted confectioners' sugar to make spreading consistency. Beat well. Spread over cooled cake.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 1 - 13x9 inch cake
calories: 525 kcal
carbohydrates: 81.6 g
protein: 5.6 g
saturated fat: 13.7 g
cholesterol: 69.6 mg
sodium: 369.1 mg
fiber: 3.7 g
sugar: 62.6 g