This sour cream chocolate chip cake recipe makes a moist three layer chocolate cake. It is frosted with a maple cream cheese frosting and garnished with chocolate drizzle.
Preheat oven to 350F
Grease and flour 3 - 8 inch round cake pans with butter.
Whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
Mix in oil, sour cream , water, white vinegar, vanilla and egg until well incorporated.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Pour batter into prepared cake pans and bake for 30 - 35 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Set to cool, once cool enough to touch turn cakes out of pans and let cool completely on a wire rack.
Maple Cream Cheese Icing
Beat together cream cheese, butter, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and maple syrup until light and fluffy (about 5 minutes)
In a double boiler or a pot filled with water and a bowl, melt together cream, chocolate and brown sugar on low heat. Stir until smooth.
Frost in between each layer, on top and on the sides of the cake. Drizzle chocolate all over cake. Serve.