Dreamy chili chocolate cake

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Réka Rendes

Community Member

“The best type of cake is chocolate cake, isn't it? and even better with chili and almonds. Hope you're gonna love it, just as I do.”


Easy 👌


225 g flour
250 g sugar
20 g vanilla sugar
100 g ground almonds
18 g baking powder
75 g unsweetened cocoa powder
1 pinch chili flakes
1 pinch salt
330 ml milk
120 ml vegetable oil
300 g bittersweet chocolate
500 g mascarpone cheese
1 tbsp flour (for dusting)
1 tbsp butter (room temperature, for greasing)


  • angel food cake pan
  • oven
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • bowl
  • liquid measuring cup
  • Step 1/5

    • 1 tbsp flour (for dusting)
    • 1 tbsp butter (room temperature, for greasing)
    • angel food cake pan
    • oven

    Preheat oven to 180°C and prepare the cake pan.

  • Step 2/5

    • 225 g flour
    • 250 g sugar
    • 20 g vanilla sugar
    • 100 g ground almonds
    • 18 g baking powder
    • 75 g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 pinch chili flakes
    • 1 pinch salt
    • 330 ml milk
    • 120 ml vegetable oil
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • bowl
    • liquid measuring cup

    Begin with mixing dry ingredients together, such as flour, unsweetened cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla sugar, chili flakes, ground almond, baking powder and a pinch of salt. Add milk and vegetable oil to the mix and using a hand mixer fitted with beaters, mix everything together into a smooth batter. Pour the batter into the cake pan you prepared previously.

  • Step 3/5

    Bake in the oven at 180°C for approx. 45 minutes.

  • Step 4/5

    • 300 g bittersweet chocolate
    • 500 g mascarpone cheese

    Break up the dark chocolate into small pieces and start to melt using a water bath. Once it's done let it cool down. Scoop mascarpone into a bowl and while stirring constantly add melted chocolate.

  • Step 5/5

    Remove the cake from the oven once done, and let cool down. Spread cream on top of cake, then serve, and enjoy!

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