Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe

Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe

I am a chocolate lover and I love chocolates in all forms 😉 that too it’s a cake topped with chocolate ganache can’t go wrong right? There are many varieties of Bundt cake like plain vanilla, double chocolate , marble Bundt., But this is the first I am using the Bundt pan so I want to play safe so decided to make my favorite chocolate Bundt cake. Believe it or not the cake turned amazingly delicious than I expected.

If you follow my recipe exactly you will get extremely moist, not too rich chocolate flavor with a hint of coffee flavored chocolate Bundt cake, topped with rich and creamy chocolate glaze.

Check the TIPS section before getting into the recipe !

Chocolate Bundt Cake

April 27, 2018
: 12
: 15 min
: 1 hr
: 1 hr 15 min
: Easy

Extremely moist chocolate bundt cake topped with rich chocolate ganache.

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Ingredients
  • All-purpose flour/Maida – 1 ¾ Cup
  • Cornstarch – ¼ cup
  • Unsalted butter – 1 Cup
  • Refined sugar – 2 cups
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder – ½ cup
  • Baking soda – ½ teaspoon
  • Baking powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Eggs – 2
  • Sour cream or yogurt – ½ cup
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Instant coffee powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tablespoon
  • Semi – sweet chocolate chips – ½ cup
  • Heavy cream – 2 tablespoons
  • Butter - 1 tablespoon
Directions
  • Step 1 Take a sauce pan and add the 1 cup of water.
  • Step 2 Once the water is heated add the instant coffee powder to it and mix it.
  • Step 3 Now add the butter and cocoa powder.
  • Step 4 Once the butter has melted, switch off the flame and allow the chocolate mixture to cool.
  • Step 5 Meanwhile preheat the oven to 350 degree F.
  • Step 6 In a bowl add the dry ingredients together and mix it (flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda)
  • Step 7 In another bowl add the wet ingredients together and mix it (eggs, yogurt/sour cream, vanilla extract)
  • Step 8 Now add the chocolate mixture (after cooling) to the wet ingredient bowl and whisk it thoroughly.
  • Step 9 Combine wet and dry ingredients together by slowing adding and whisking
  • Step 10 make sure the chocolate cake batter is well combined without any lumps.
  • Step 11 Now pour the cake batter in to the greased Bundt pan and bake it for 55-60 minutes.
  • Step 12 Insert a tooth pick in the middle of the cake and if it comes out clean, the cake is done.
  • Step 13 Once done, allow the cake to cool for 10 – 15 minutes and then remove the Bundt pan by flipping it to the cooling rack.
  • Step 14 Now prepare the ganache by adding the chocolate chips, tablespoon of butter and heavy cream on a microwave safe bowl and melt until you get smooth consistency of ganache.
  • Step 15 Once the cake has cooled down, pour the chocolate ganache on top of the cake and enjoy your slice of cake.

TIPS:

  • Using sour cream or yogurt to the cake batter is most important step to get moist cake.
  • If you are using the Bundt pan for the first time, make sure you apply cooking spray/oil all over the pan including edges with the help of a brush, then add almond flour and coat the pan completely. This prevents the cake from sticking to the pan.
  • I suggest not using the butter for greasing the Bundt pan, there is a chance of cake sticking to the pan because of the milk solids present in the butter.
  • If you don’t have almond flour you can very well coat the pan with the all-purpose flour.
  • If you don’t like coffee flavor, you can very well avoid the step of adding instant coffee.
  • If you want your chocolate cake to be extra rich add another ¼ cup pf cocoa powder into the batter.
  • Every oven is different, so start checking the cake after 45 minutes from baking.(Mine took exactly 1 hour to bake).


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