Sour Cream Layer Cake

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Sour Cream Layer Cake
A sweet creamy layered cake doused in thick gooey chocolate glaze. Perfect with coffee or for an after-dinner indulgence. Add bananas for an even tastier treat.
Sour Cream Layer Cake
Course Desserts
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 70 minutes
Servings
slices
Ingredients
Cake:
  • 100 g butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can Condensed Milk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 8 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
Cream:
  • 600 g sour cream 20% fat
  • 100 g sugar
Glaze:
  • 50 g butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 4 tbsp sugar
Course Desserts
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 70 minutes
Servings
slices
Ingredients
Cake:
  • 100 g butter or margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can Condensed Milk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 8 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa
Cream:
  • 600 g sour cream 20% fat
  • 100 g sugar
Glaze:
  • 50 g butter
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 4 tbsp sugar
Sour Cream Layer Cake
Instructions
Cake Preparation:
  1. Beat the softened butter with the eggs.
  2. Add the condensed milk and whisk until well combined.
  3. Sift in the baking soda and flour, stir until well combined.
  4. Divide the finished batter into two parts.
  5. In one of the parts add sifted cocoa and stir through.
  6. Pour into greased baking tins and bake at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes (until skewer comes out clean).
Cream:
  1. Combine the sour cream and sugar and whisk until smooth.
Glaze:
  1. Mix all ingredients in a saucepan, put it on a medium heat and, once boiling, remove from heat. Allow to cool.
Assembly:
  1. Cut the finished cakes in half horizontally and trim the sides.
  2. Prick the surface of each layer with a fork (to help hold cream) and cover with cream.
  3. Stack the layers and cover the sidewalls with cream too.
  4. Chill cake before covering with glaze. Sprinkle top with nuts or icing sugar for garnish.
Recipe Notes

For this recipe, you can add bananas. Cut them in thin slices and spread between layers and on top.

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Layered Sponge Dessert

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Layered Sponge Dessert
A quick and easy dessert idea that can be made quickly with store-bought sponge cake and a few ingredients you have lying around the house!
Layered Sponge Dessert
Course Desserts
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 3 rectangular sponge cakes store bought, unfilled
  • 200 g butter softened
  • 1 can Condensed Milk
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 150 g dried apricots chopped
  • 150 g grapes halved
  • 1/2 Pineapple cut into rings and cubed
  • 2 cups sweetened coffee
Course Desserts
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 3 rectangular sponge cakes store bought, unfilled
  • 200 g butter softened
  • 1 can Condensed Milk
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 150 g dried apricots chopped
  • 150 g grapes halved
  • 1/2 Pineapple cut into rings and cubed
  • 2 cups sweetened coffee
Layered Sponge Dessert
Instructions
  1. In a bowl combine the butter with the condensed milk and beat with a mixer until smooth and airy.
  2. For each sponge, cover with sweet coffee and allow to seep in.
  3. Spread each coffee infused sponge with cream mix.
  4. Create layers by adding sliced grapes, dried apricots and pineapple to each sponge. (Add nuts for additional texture if desired)
  5. Stack each sponge layer to create a cake.
  6. Decorate the top with additional cream mix, icing sugar or topping of your choice.
  7. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.
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