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Aunt Eleanor's Chocolate Cake
Mary Harron
New York City
Posted: 05/26/2011

AUNT ELEANOR'S CHOCOLATE CAKE

1/3 cup cocoa -- add hot water to 3/4 full

Beat together:
1 cup white sugar
1 egg
1/3 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla

Sift together:
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups pastry flour

Add cocoa mixture to egg mixture
Add flour  mixture
Lastly, add 1/2 cup sour cream

Bake in moderate oven (try 350) perhaps 1/2 an ahour
(Or try 325 for 40 minutes or so)