8 Easy Steps: Chocolate Cake

This cake is a highly delicious chocolate cake topped with ganache icing, made with a super-rich and simple chocolate cake recipe. This is the most fantastic chocolate cake I’ve ever tasted!

This sinfully rich handmade chocolate cake is made from scratch. It’s incredibly delicious, with a deep chocolate flavor and chocolate ganache on top, as well as fresh strawberries!

You must use top-quality chocolate to prepare this simple chocolate cake recipe. Use Valrhona Equatoriale 55 percent for the finest results. I can assure you that the ultimate result will be excellent! The following ingredients are needed for this basic recipe:

  • Butter
  • Eggs
  • chocolate (dark)
  • Flour for making cakes
  • powdered sugar
  • Soda (baking)
  • Milk

The cake batter is made with the components listed above. A ganache topping made with dark chocolate, whipping cream, and butter is recommended. To make an incredibly soft and moist cake, use cake flour. Aside from that, use natural, high-quality butter, such as Challenge brand unsalted butter. Fresh whole milk also adds moisture to the cake.

Take note that red velvet cake is created with vinegar and buttermilk, giving it a distinct flavor from chocolate cake. Per serving, this meal has only 409 calories. I offer the following recipes for a charming tea party.


  • Dark chocolate, 200 g (7 oz.)
  • unsalted butter, 250 g (9 oz.)
  • Castor sugar, 180 g (6 oz) (refined sugar)
  • a dozen big eggs
  • chocolate powder, 2 tbsp
  • 1 teaspoon powdered baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 220 g (8 oz.) sifted cake flour
  • 250 mL of full-fat milk


  • Dark chocolate, 200 g (7 oz.)
  • a half-cup of thick cream
  • unsalted butter, 50 g (2 oz.)


  • Strawberries
  • sugar in powdered form



  1. Melt the dark chocolate (preferably in a double boiler). Allow cooling before serving.
  2. Lightly cream the butter and sugar together.
  3. One at a time, add each egg (whisk well after each addition).
  4. Pour the melted chocolate, chocolate powder, baking powder, and baking soda into the mixing bowl.
  5. Fold in the cake flour in three batches, alternating with the fresh milk.
  6. Fill an 8-inch rectangle cake pan or a round cake pan halfway with batter.
  7. For around 50 minutes, bake the cake at 160°C (320°F) in a preheated oven. Use a cake tester to see whether it comes out clean.
  8. Remove the Chocolate Cake from the oven and set it aside to cool.
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