Old Fashioned Shortcake With Chocolate Swirl

“This cake is especially good for the "sweet tooth" with a good cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Enjoy it.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
9
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cake: Preheat the oven to 350°F In a medium bowl, combine sugar, baking powder and flour. Cut in butter with 2 knives or pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  2. In another bowl, combine sour cream, eggs, and vanilla; with a fork, stir into flour mixture until just moistened (dough will be soft). Knead dough 10 times on a lightly floured board.
  3. Prepare Chocolate Cinnamon Swirl mixing the ingredients in a small bowl. Spread half of the dough cake into a buttered 9-inch baking pan.
  4. Sprinkle the chocolate cinnamon swirl mixture over batter, covering the entire surface of the batter. Spread the other half of remaining batter over the swirl mixture and cover it evenly on top of the cake.
  5. Bake in the center of the oven for one hour, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Let the cake cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes.

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