Chocolate Cake Recipe

Today I present one of the most traditional Italian cakes the soft chocolate cake, of course This recipe is as simple as it is versatile in fact it lends itself well to being soaked in milk for breakfast or stuffed with cream or jam for a delectable snack.perhaps to eat while sipping a super Chocolate Milkshake! The only limit to this cake is your imagination it could easily serve as the foundation for a birthday cake or if you are a big fan of chocolate desserts you could glaze it with a dark chocolate ganache.

If you’re wondering how to make a chocolate cake in 5 minutes you’ve come to the right place with this recipe, you’ll have a tasty cocoa cake in the oven in no time.

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Chocolate cake recipe

chocolate cake recipe

The simple and soft Chocolate Cake is a great classic of Italian pastry tradition soft and delicious it is the ideal cake for a special breakfast!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes


  • 150 gr of Dark Chocolate
  • 50 gr of Bitter Cocoa Powder
  • 180 gr of flour 00
  • 180 gr of White Sugar
  • 6 medium eggs
  • 200 gr of Butter
  • 8 gr of yeast for desserts
  • 1 pinch of salt


    1. Chop the chocolate coarsely with a knife, then melt it in a double boiler (or in the microwave). Put the previously diced butter and sugar in the bowl of the planetary mixer. Whip the whips on medium speed until they form a cream. Break one egg at a time and add it to the mixer, ensuring that it is completely absorbed before adding the next. Mix until you have a soft cream.
    2. Stir in the warmed chocolate until it is completely incorporated into the mixture. Sift the flour, cocoa, and baking powder directly into the mixture after adding a pinch of salt. Using a spatula, thoroughly combine all ingredients.
    3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and level the surface with the dough. Place in a static oven preheated to 180 ° C for 40-45 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and set it aside to cool before removing it from the mold. The Chocolate Cake can be served cold or warm.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 527Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 17gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 178mgSodium 230mgCarbohydrates 56gFiber 3gSugar 32gProtein 9g
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