Chocolate Cake Recipe

Anshita Meen
  • Updated
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  • 09 May 2021,
  • 9:46 PM
Homemade Cake, Cake, Chocolate Cake

Easy steps to make chocolate cake at home

SUMMARY: Homemade rich chocolate cake, It takes a few minutes to prepare the batter. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting. Check Steps to make easy chocolate cake at home.

Recipe Details:

  • Chef: Anshita
  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: Bakery
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins
  • Servings: 8 Slices
  • Nutrition: 546 calories per slice

Ingredients of Chocolate Cake Recipe:

  • Butter and flour
  • ½ cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½  cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 ½  tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 4 eggs

How to make Chocolate Cake Recipe

Step 1: Preheat oven

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Step 2: Butter the Cake

Butter the cake rounds and dust it with flour

Step 3: Add Ingredients

Mix all the ingredients like sugar, cocoa, flour, baking powder and salt in a low-speed mixer

Step 4: Add buttermilk, eggs, oil, warm water and vanilla essence

Add buttermilk, eggs, oil, warm water and vanilla essence. Mix it on medium for a couple of minutes

Step 5: Divide into Pans

Divide it into 3 pans

Step 6: Bake It

Bake for 35-40 mins

Step 7: Check the doneness

After baking, use a toothpick to check the doneness, if its clean it’s good to go

Step 8: Cool on a wire rack

Cool on a wire rack for about 15 mins and allow it to cool

Step 9: Ready to Eat

Frost the cake and it’s ready to eat!

Chocolate cake is everyone’s favourite cake and flavour, therefore it’s the most demanded recipe on the internet. Chocolate cake is easy to make, it is made with chocolate and other ingredients. There are many different types of chocolate cakes such as black forest, chocolate soufflé cake, fudge cake and many others.

However, this recipe will teach you to bake the most traditional and basic cake. It’s a step-by-step process which can be learned even by new bakers. Here’s the recipe:

How to make the frosting:

  • Beat together cream cheese and butter in a  bowl and mix it with a  hand mixer
  • Add cocoa powder and vanilla extract
  • Beat it in sugar, add milk to spread the consistency
  • The frosting should be thick

For frosting

  • 8 oz cream kinds of cheese
  • 1 ½ cup soft butter
  • 6-8 cups sugar
  • 1 ½ cocoa powder
  • 3 spoonful of vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup of milk

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First Published | Monday | 30 November 2020 , 3:10 PM