Chocolate Cake Recipe with Simple Ingredients | Vegan and Vegetarian-Friendly

Chocolate Cake I

Chocolate Cake Recipe with Simple Ingredients | Vegan and Vegetarian-Friendly
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 25-30 minutes | Servings: 9


Chocolate Cake I
Chocolate Cake I

Chocolate cake is a classic dessert loved by many around the world. Its rich and decadent flavor makes it a popular choice for special occasions or simply as a sweet treat. This recipe for Chocolate Cake I is easy to make and sure to satisfy any chocolate lover's cravings.


The origins of chocolate cake can be traced back to the 18th century when chocolate was first introduced to Europe. Over the years, various recipes and variations of chocolate cake have emerged, each with its own unique twist. This particular recipe for Chocolate Cake I is a simple and traditional version that has stood the test of time.


How to prepare

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (177°C).
  2. Measure the ingredients into a mixing bowl in the given order and beat until smooth.
  3. Pour the mixture into a 9x9 inch pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray or lined with wax paper.
  4. Bake for about 25 – 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Serve the cake warm or cool.
  6. If serving cool, sift icing sugar or confectioner's sugar over the cake.


  • Add chocolate chips or chopped nuts to the batter for added texture and flavor.
  • Use different types of cocoa powder for a unique taste profile.
  • Experiment with different frostings or glazes to customize the cake to your liking.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature before starting to ensure a smooth and even batter.

- Sift the cocoa powder to remove any lumps and ensure a smooth texture in the cake.

- Be careful not to overmix the batter, as this can result in a dense and tough cake.

- Use high-quality cocoa powder for the best flavor in the cake.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this chocolate cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for an extra indulgent treat. Fresh berries or a drizzle of chocolate sauce can also be great additions.

Cooking Techniques

Beating the batter until smooth ensures a light and fluffy texture in the cake.

- Baking the cake at the right temperature and for the correct amount of time is crucial for a perfectly baked cake.

Ingredient Substitutions

Butter can be used instead of margarine for a richer flavor.

- Almond or coconut flour can be used as a gluten-free alternative to all-purpose flour.

Make Ahead Tips

This chocolate cake can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. It can also be frozen for longer storage.

Presentation Ideas

Dust the cake with powdered sugar or cocoa powder for a simple and elegant presentation. Fresh flowers or berries can also be used as a decorative garnish.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair this chocolate cake with a glass of milk, coffee, or a sweet dessert wine for a delightful combination.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover cake in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply microwave individual slices for a few seconds until warm.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving



- Total Carbohydrates: 35g

- Dietary Fiber: 2g

- Sugars: 20g


- Total Fat: 9g

- Saturated Fat: 3g

- Trans Fat: 0g


- Protein: 4g

Vitamins and minerals

Calcium: 30mg

- Iron: 2mg


Contains: Eggs, Wheat


This chocolate cake recipe is a delicious treat that is relatively low in calories and provides a good source of carbohydrates for energy. It also contains some essential vitamins and minerals, making it a satisfying dessert option.


Chocolate Cake I is a classic dessert that is easy to make and sure to please any chocolate lover. With its rich flavor and moist texture, this cake is perfect for any occasion or as a sweet treat. Enjoy a slice with your favorite beverage or as a decadent dessert after a meal.

How did I get this recipe?

I have a clear memory of the first time I saw this recipe for Chocolate Cake I. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my great aunt Rose in her cozy little cottage by the sea. Aunt Rose was a fantastic cook, and I always looked forward to spending time in her kitchen, watching her whip up delicious meals and treats.

On that particular day, Aunt Rose was busy baking a chocolate cake that filled the kitchen with the most tantalizing aroma. As I watched her work her magic, I couldn't help but be mesmerized by the way she effortlessly combined the ingredients, her hands moving with precision and grace.

I asked Aunt Rose if she could teach me how to make the chocolate cake, and with a twinkle in her eye, she handed me a worn and stained piece of paper. On it was the recipe for Chocolate Cake I, a treasured family secret that had been passed down through generations.

I eagerly set to work, following Aunt Rose's instructions to the letter. I sifted the flour, melted the butter, and mixed in the cocoa powder, creating a rich and velvety batter that promised to be nothing short of divine.

As the cake baked in the oven, filling the cottage with the intoxicating scent of chocolate, Aunt Rose regaled me with stories of how she had learned to make the cake from her own grandmother, who had learned it from her mother before her. It was a recipe that had been perfected over decades, each generation adding their own touch to make it truly special.

When the cake was finally done, I couldn't wait to taste it. Aunt Rose cut me a slice, and as I took my first bite, I knew that this was no ordinary chocolate cake. It was moist and decadent, with a deep, rich chocolate flavor that seemed to melt in my mouth.

I knew then and there that this recipe for Chocolate Cake I was something truly special, a symbol of the love and tradition that had been passed down through my family for generations. I made a mental note to cherish it and pass it on to future generations, just as Aunt Rose had done for me.

From that day on, I made Aunt Rose's Chocolate Cake I whenever I wanted to bring a little taste of home into my own kitchen. Each time I made it, I could feel the presence of my ancestors guiding me, their love and wisdom woven into every bite.

And so, as I sit here now, reflecting on that fateful day in Aunt Rose's kitchen, I am filled with gratitude for the gift of this recipe and the memories that it holds. It is a reminder of the power of tradition and the joy that can be found in simple acts of cooking and sharing food with loved ones.

I hope that one day, my own grandchildren will hold this recipe dear, just as I have, and that it will continue to bring them comfort and joy for generations to come. And who knows, perhaps one day, they too will pass it on to their own loved ones, keeping the tradition alive and the memory of Aunt Rose and her Chocolate Cake I alive in their hearts.


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