Curly Boy Cake


This cake is moist and not too sweet.The base of the cream is sour cream,which makes it different from most of the cakes.It’s called «curly boy cake» but my kids call it «the mountain cake».This recipe was given to me by my sister-in-law years ago,we still love it.

Heat oven to 350 degrees
Grease 9.25 x 13.25 glass baking pan

Ingredients for one cake:

Note: you will need to bake two cakes,add 2 tbsp. of cocoa to the second cake.
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
½ can condensed milk
2 cups flour
(2 tablespoons cocoa for other cake)

Ingredients for cream:

48oz. Sour cream ,reserve two tbsp. for the glaze. ( I used two 24oz Daisy sour cream containers)
2 cups powdered sugar
¾ cup milk
1 can condensed milk

Chocolate glaze:

2 tablespoons sour cream
3 tablespoons milk
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons dutch cocoa
3 tablespoons butter

Directions for cake:

Using mixer beat together eggs and sugar until pale in color. Add baking soda to buttermilk and mix it well.Transfer to egg mixture. Add condensed milk and mix on medium speed until well combined.Add the flour and mix on low. Transfer the batter to a baking pan and bake approximately 30-40minutes depending on your oven. Repeat the steps for next cake and just add the cocoa.Let cakes completely cool down.

Directions for cream:

Beat together sour cream and sugar. Add milk and beat for about 5 minutes on medium-high speed.

Directions for Chocolate glaze:

Combine sour cream,milk ,sugar, and cocoa in a small sauce pan. Heat it up on medium- low heat. When starts to boil add the butter.cook for few minutes until thickens.

Assembling the cake:

Slice the white cake in half. Spread condensed milk on the cake. Spread the the other half on top creamed side. Spread the cream on top and sides of the cake.

Cut the chocolate cake into 1 1/2 inch squares. Throw in about 7 squares at a time in to the bowl with cream , mix it with spatula or spoon to make sure its completely covered with cream. Arrange the squares on top of the white cake. Using a spoon add the chocolate glaze all over the cake.( I didn’t use all the glaze). Place it in the fridge for at least 12 hours.


  1. Haha, come on – you can't post a recipe like "curly boy" cake and not tell people the story behind the name! :D Looks beautiful – love the idea of the sour cream too!

  2. This looks incredible!!! Perfect dinner party sharing dish.

  3. Nadia,This is a very yummy cake and happens to be my favorite cake. I also add raisins into the creme and it adds even more flavor in my humbled opinion. Thank you for sharing your wonderful recipe, mine is a little different that it doesn't call for a condensed milk in creme. Otherwise its pretty much the same. Thank you again for sharing your talent and your trusty and yummy recipes with us!

  4. Thanks for your comment and great idea with adding raisins. I know there is variations to this cake and its still will be great even with out cond. milk.Take care!!!

  5. Thanks for sharing your recipes means alot!

  6. You're welcome!!!

  7. I make this cake too. I make mine round. Little different ingredients too. My hubby’s favorite cake.

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