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SIMPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE: 8 easy recipes 😋

Who has never surrendered to a simple chocolate cake? This type of cake is a passion among children and adults, and can be served daily with a cup of coffee or even in a more elegant version – for birthday parties, for example.

Even if it is a kitchen classic, the truth is that each person has their favorite version of chocolate cake. Even because it combines with different types of toppings and fillings, and does not disappoint when consumed alone. Get inspired by options that have in common the ease of preparation and the guarantee of a tasty and fluffy cake.

Simple chocolate cake recipe


  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups of wheat flour
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of chocolate
  • 3/4 cup of oil
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • 1 teaspoon baking soup

Step by step

  1. Beat the eggs, sugar, chocolate, oil and water in a blender;
  2. Place the mixture in a container, add the flour and stir with the help of a fouet;
  3. Then add the yeast and mix well;
  4. Grease a 22 x 30 cm shape with oil and flour;
  5. Put the mixture in the form;
  6. Take it to the oven (already preheated) for about 30 to 40 minutes at 180º C.

Whenever you want, you can make a special frosting to put on top of the cake, which can be chocolate or another flavor (when you want to “give a contrast”).

Other simple chocolate cake recipes

Use one or another different ingredient, make it in the mixer or in the blender, serve with or without frosting… These are some examples of small details that make a difference in the final result of the cake. Get inspired by other versions of simple chocolate cake that are also delicious:

1. Simple and fluffy chocolate cake

Very simple to make, you won’t need a blender or mixer. The secret for the cake to be very fluffy is to use half a cup of cornstarch along with a cup and a half of wheat (instead of just two cups of wheat flour). Check out!

2. Simple blender chocolate cake

It is moist and has a very intense chocolate taste. To top it off, it has a white icing that gives a great contrast in terms of both the flavor and appearance of the cake. And the best thing is that it is simply made with condensed milk, grated coconut and cream. Play and learn how to do it at home.

3. Simple chocolate cake in the mixer

Watch the video and learn the recipe for a simple and at the same time whimsical cake. You will use eggs, sugar, oil, milk, wheat flour, chocolate powder and yeast. The tip is to grease the mold with powdered chocolate. The frosting is made with chocolate and cream and, to make a party cake, it’s worth decorating with strawberries too!

4. Creamy chocolate cake

Want to make an ice cream cake that looks delicious and moist? Watch the video. You can prepare it in the mixer, in the blender or beat it by hand. The topping is made with condensed milk, Nescau (or your favorite chocolate), cream and margarine.

5. Simple and easy chocolate cake recipe

A classic dough that can be used to make stuffed cakes. The difference is that the dough does not break easily, making the moment of filling the cake much easier. See the complete step by step.

6. Quick and easy chocolate cake recipe

Easy recipe that is ready in approximately 30 minutes, just check it out. An important tip is to preheat the oven for 15 minutes at 280º C. After placing the cake in the oven, leave it for about 20 minutes. If it has not yet been baked, lower it to 180º C and leave it until it is good, as the time may vary from oven to oven.

7. Simple volcano chocolate cake

A cake that makes a great impression, but is very simple to make. It has a great texture and takes a lot of brigadeiro. An important tip is to sift the wheat flour before using it in the dough, to ensure that the cake rises more and is very fluffy. Be sure to watch the video and try it out!

Now just choose your favorite version and make a delicious chocolate cake. As simple as it is, it pleases everyone and is perfect to be served with a cup of coffee, or even at a special celebration. Also get inspired by these simple cornmeal cake recipes.

Tais Romanelli

Journalist graduated in 2009 (58808/SP), freelance writer since 2013, totally adept at working from home. Communicative, always full of topics to talk about and inspiration to write. Responsible at work and outside of it; dedicated to commitments and the people with whom she lives; in love with family, dogs, home, the sea, moments of tranquility and also excitement.

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