Easy chocolate loaf cake

Easy chocolate loaf cake

Based on 47 ratings
Juliane Meyer

Juliane Meyer

Contributor

"Moist, chocolaty, and delicious, this is our easiest chocolate cake recipe. Made in a loaf pan, it’s just about guaranteed to be a success. The chocolate glaze helps lock that moisture in the cake and little chocolate chips baked in add variety to the slice."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

15 min

Baking

60 min

Resting

30 min

Ingredients

2Servings
33⅓ g
butter
30 g
brown sugar
tsp
vanilla sugar
tsp
salt
½
eggs
1⅔ tbsp
milk
33⅓ g
flour
tsp
baking powder
10 g
unsweetened cocoa powder
8⅓ g
chocolate chips
16⅔ g
bittersweet couverture chocolate
butter (for greasing)
flour (for dusting)
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, hand mixer with beaters, loaf pan, bowl (large), bowl, rubber spatula, pot, heatproof bowl

How-To Videos

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Homemade vanilla sugar

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Homemade brown sugar

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How to test a cake for doneness

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How to set up a double boiler

Nutrition per serving

Cal347
Fat20 g
Protein6 g
Carb35 g
  • Step 1/3

    Preheat the oven to 175°C/350°F and grease and flour a loaf pan. In a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, vanilla sugar, and salt until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, then stream in the milk while mixing. In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking powder, and cocoa. Add the dry mixture to the wet while mixing on low speed until well combined. Add the chocolate chips and mix briefly to combine.
    • 33⅓ g butter
    • 30 g brown sugar
    • tsp vanilla sugar
    • tsp salt
    • ½ eggs
    • 1⅔ tbsp milk
    • 33⅓ g flour
    • tsp baking powder
    • 10 g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 8⅓ g chocolate chips
    • butter (for greasing)
    • flour (for dusting)
    • oven
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • loaf pan
    • bowl (large)
    • bowl

    Preheat the oven to 175°C/350°F and grease and flour a loaf pan. In a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, vanilla sugar, and salt until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, then stream in the milk while mixing. In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking powder, and cocoa. Add the dry mixture to the wet while mixing on low speed until well combined. Add the chocolate chips and mix briefly to combine.

  • Step 2/3

    Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan, smooth with a rubber spatula, and bake in the preheated oven for approx. 60 min. Remove the cake from the oven, and let cool for approx. 30 min.
    • rubber spatula

    Transfer the batter to the prepared loaf pan, smooth with a rubber spatula, and bake in the preheated oven for approx. 60 min. Remove the cake from the oven, and let cool for approx. 30 min.

  • Step 3/3

    Meanwhile, melt the bittersweet couverture chocolate over a double boiler. Once cake has cooled, remove from the loaf pan and cover the top evenly in melted couverture. Enjoy!
    • 16⅔ g bittersweet couverture chocolate
    • pot
    • heatproof bowl

    Meanwhile, melt the bittersweet couverture chocolate over a double boiler. Once cake has cooled, remove from the loaf pan and cover the top evenly in melted couverture. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Easy chocolate loaf cake

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