Mega-Moist Chocolate Cake

The addition of extra eggs and sour cream give this cake the same spongy spring found in a cake you’d bake from scratch. You can get creative here by adding a little extra cocoa, some chocolate morsels, or almost anything else that strikes your fancy.

Serves: 12 / Hands-on: 10 minutes / Total: 45 minutes / Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tub (16 oz.) chocolate frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 2 round cake pans (8″). Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, sour cream, oil, eggs, and water. Pour into a cake pans. Bake for 35 minutes.
  3. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before turning onto a plate. Frost when entirely cool.