Easy chocolate loaf cake

Based on 44 ratings

Juliane Meyer

Contributor

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
60
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
200 g butter
180 g brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla sugar
¼ tsp salt
eggs
10 tbsp milk
200 g flour
2½ tsp baking powder
60 g unsweetened cocoa powder
500 g chocolate chips
100 g bittersweet couverture chocolate
butter (for greasing)
flour (for dusting)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
347
Protein
6 g
Fat
20 g
Carb
35 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.
    • 200 g butter
    • 180 g brown sugar
    • 2 tsp vanilla sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • eggs
    • 10 tbsp milk
    • 200 g flour
    • 2½ tsp baking powder
    • 60 g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 500 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!
    • 100 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!