Chocolate cake

Filled with rich chocolate flavour, this moist chocolate cake is a good base for any cake. Cover or fill it with any frosting or filling you’d like.

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Moist and delicious chocolate cake.


  • 115 grams of Butter
  • 60 grams of Dark Chocolate
  • 110 grams of Granulated Sugar
  • 160 grams of Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs*
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 145 grams of Flour
  • 60 grams of Cocoa Powder
  • 10 grams of Baking Powder
  • 120 grams of Milk
  • Optional: 140 grams of Chocolate Chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Prepare your cake pan (18 cm or 20 cm) by brushing the inside of the pan with butter and lining it with baking paper OR place cupcake liners inside of a cupcake pan.
  3. Melt the butter and chocolate in a heat proof bowl on top of a saucepan with a small layer of water in it, on medium heat. Stir until the butter and chocolate have melted completely and are well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder.
  5. In another bowl mix together the two kinds of sugar, eggs and vanilla extract.
  6. Add the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture and combine.
  7. Add half of the flour mixture to the batter and mix it through.
  8. Next add in half of the milk and mix it through.
  9. Repeat the last two steps, so all of the flour mixture and milk is well incorporated.
  10. Optional: Gently mix in chocolate chips.
  11. Divide the batter over 12 cupcake liners or pour it all in one cake pan.
  12. Bake the cake for 20 to 25 minutes.
  13. Let it cool completely.

When is it done?

You'll know the cake is done when you insert a skewer or knife into the cake, pull it out and only a few moist crumbs stick to it. If there's wet batter attached: place it back in the oven.


*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature.

This recipe makes 12 cupcakes or one cake with a diameter of 18 cm or 20 cm.

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