Rich Chocolate Cake

Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman


This rich cake makes a great birthday cake for chocolate lovers or a special way to end a formal dinner party.

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1 8inch cake
15 Min
45 Min


1 2/3 c
self rising flour
1/3 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp
baking powder
3/4 c
butter,softened (1 1/2stick)
3/4 c
superfine sugar
2 large
eggs, separated
1/8 tsp
cocoa, unsweetened, to dust


6 oz
semisweet chocolate,coarsely chopped
1/3 c
1/2 c
sweetned condensed milk
6 oz
semisweet chocolate, coarsely grated

How to Make Rich Chocolate Cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour an 8inch springform pan. Sift the flour,cocoa, and baking powder into a large bowl. Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer at medium speed until creamy.
  • 2Add the egg yolks, one at a time,until just blended after each addition. With mixer at low speed, gradually beat in the dry ingredients.
  • 3With mixer at medium speed, beat the egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form. Use a large rubber spatula to fold them into the batter. Spoon the batter into prepared pan.
  • 4Bake for 40-45 minutes. Cool cake in the pan for 5 minutes. Loosen and remove the pan sides. Invert onto a rack and remove the pan bottom. Let cool completely. Dust with the cocoa powder.
  • 5Frosting:

    Melt the chocolate,butter and condensed milk in a double boiler over barely simmering water. Spoon the frosting into a pastry bag and pipe onto top of the cake in a decorative manner. Decorate the sides of the cake with the grated chocolate.

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About Rich Chocolate Cake

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