Simple Homemade Chocolate Cake

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Moist & delicious - this is the only chocolate cake recipe you'll ever need! : - )

Camille C.
Camille C.

10 minutes

Prep time

35 minutes

Cook time

10 minutes

Resting time

533 cal.

Per serving


Mixing bowl, Whisk, Oven, Sheet Tray, Pot (small), Stovetop, Microwave


Butter (unsalted)
Chocolate chips (mini, semi-sweet)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9-inch cake pan with baking spray & set aside. In a sauce pot, melt the chocolate & butter over low heat. Continuously stir until the mixture is smooth.


Step 2

Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks.

Sugar (granulated)

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl, add the egg yolks, sugar & about 1 tablespoon of water. Whisk until the mixture is smooth.

Flour (all-purpose)
Baking powder

Step 4

Stir the melted chocolate & butter into the egg mixture. Add the flour & baking powder. Fold with a spatula until the dry ingredients are just combined.

Step 5

Beat the egg whites until stiff (an electric hand-mixer works best here). Add the egg whites to the batter & fold in gently with a spatula.

Step 6

Pour the cake batter into the prepared cake pan & bake for 35 min at 350°F.

Step 7

Leave the cake to cool down for 10 min before turning the cake out onto a rack. Let the cake cool completely before decorating to your liking. Enjoy!

Personal notes

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy533 cal.
Fat28 g
Carbohydrates63 g
Protein8 g
Fiber0.63 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Simple Homemade Chocolate Cake" contains 533 Energy, 28 g of Fat, 63 g of Carbohydrates, 8 g of Protein, 0.63 g of Fiber.

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Simple Homemade Chocolate Cake