Treat yourself to this classic chocolate cake, then try other decadent chocolate cake recipes such as our chocolate birthday cake, easy chocolate cake and vegan chocolate cake. No time to bake? Try our speedy yet indulgent chocolate mug cake. Also check out our healthy chocolate cake for a lighter version of this classic treat.
- self-raising flour 250g
- cocoa powder 50g
- dark chocolate 250g, broken into pieces
- light muscovado sugar 250g
- unsalted butter 250g, softened
- eggs 4 large
- vanilla extract 1 tsp
- icing sugar 200g, sifted
- unsalted butter 200g, softened
- dark chocolate 200g, melted
- dark chocolate 50g
- cocoa powder for dusting
Try these five twists on classic chocolate cake:
This birthday traybake works brilliantly as a base for any children's birthday cake. It's actually a 'sheet cake', a standard baking treat in Texas. We've added chocolate frosting, but you could personalise it any way you like.
This chocolate fudge cake recipe is super easy and quick to make so it is perfect for when you need to bake a last minute simple yet decadent cake for a special occasion. You don't need to use a chocolate with a high % for this, just standard dark chocolate is fine.
Check out our quick and easy chocolate sponge recipe, using a super simple, all-in-one method. Serve this moist chocolate cake with an extra dollop of cream for ultra indulgence.
Treat yourself to this indulgent chocolate cake laced with orange curd and zest, slathered with moreish chocolate orange buttercream.
Ideal for when you fancy something sweet but don't want to bake, this clever microwave chocolate mug cake for one is ready in just five minutes.
- Kcals 786
- Fat 50.8g
- Saturates 30.4g
- Carbs 70.5g
- Sugars 50.2g
- Fibre 5.4g
- Protein 8.8g
- Salt 0.3g