Yield: 10 Servings
|1 cup||Butter, softened|
|1 cup||Firmly packed brown sugar|
|2½ cup||All purpose flour|
|6 \N||Large eggs|
|¼ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|8 ounces||Sour cream|
|\N \N||Powdered sugar (optional)|
Beat butter at medium speed about 2 minutes. Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed for 5-7 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until yellow disappears.
Combine flour, baking soda, and cocoa; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
Mix at low speed just until blended after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Spoon batter into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
Bake at 325F for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.