Classic Chocolate Bar Cake

Classic Chocolate Bar Cake Recipe

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Carolyn Hoagland



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  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1.25 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4
  • 6
    milk chocolate bars (1.55 ounces each), melted
  • 2.5 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 dash(es)
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    chocolate syrup
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • ·
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Classic Chocolate Bar Cake


  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Grease and flour 10-inch tube pan or 12-cup fluted tube pan.
  3. In large mixer bowl, beat butter until creamy; gradually add granulated sugar, beating on medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add chocolate; beat until blended.
  6. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; add to chocolate mixture alternately with buttermilk, beating until blended.
  7. Add syrup and vanilla; beat until blended.
  8. Stir in pecans.
  9. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  10. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cake comes out clean.
  11. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack.
  12. Cool completely. Sift powdered sugar over top, if desired.

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About Classic Chocolate Bar Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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