5 squares Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate

½ cup butter

2 cups sugar

½ tsp vanilla

¼ tsp salt

2 eggs

½ cup sour cream

1 ½ tsp baking soda

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup boiling water

icing sugar

Heat oven to 350F.

Melt chocolate with butter over hot water; cool.

Add sugar, vanilla, and salt; mix well.

Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Combine sour cream and baking soda; mix well.

Alternately blend in sour cream and flour 1/3 at a time on low speed of electric mixer.

Add boiling water; mix well. (Batter will be thin).

Pour into a greased and floured fluted tube pan.

Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove to plate and finish cooling.

Dust with icing sugar.

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour