Cinnamon Chocolate Cake

No time to bake a great dessert from scratch? Embellish a regular chocolate cake mix with vanilla extract, cinnamon, and sour cream and get scrumptious results.

Cinnamon Chocolate Cake


  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package devil’s food cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 (16 ounce) container canned chocolate frosting


1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease sides and bottom of two 8-inch cake pans. Flour lightly.

2 Blend all ingredients in large mixer bowl at low speed 30 seconds or until moistened. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour batter into pans and bake immediately.

3 Bake 35-38 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

4 Cool in pans on rack for 15 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely before frosting.

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