Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

Mini chocolate chips are a sweet contrast to the tangy sour cream in a luscious yellow cake.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 9
 

Ingredients

1/2
box yellow cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups)
1/3
cup water
1/4
cup sour cream
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
1 1/4
cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
teaspoon vegetable oil

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 9- or 8-inch square pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, sour cream, butter and egg with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 9-inch pan 22 to 28 minutes, 8-inch pan 27 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips and the oil uncovered on High 45 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted. Place in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut off tiny corner of bag. Drizzle over top of cake. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 9- or 8-inch square pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, sour cream, butter and egg with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 9-inch pan 22 to 28 minutes, 8-inch pan 27 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips and the oil uncovered on High 45 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted. Place in small resealable food-storage plastic bag; cut off tiny corner of bag. Drizzle over top of cake. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips. Store loosely covered.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.