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Homemade Chocolate Cake

I wanted to make a cake for my husband’s birthday. I was searching for a simple cake recipe and I got this yummy cake recipe from my friend Sajana.  I tried this chocolate cake and it came out well.  Here is the recipe for an easy and delicious dessert.

Preparation time : 45 minutes

Ingredients 1:

  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • All purpose flour – 1 3/4 cup
  • Cocoa – 3/4 cup
  • Baking powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Chocolate chips – 1/2 cup
  • Cashews broken – 1/2 cup

Ingredients 2:

  • Eggs – 2
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Oil – 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla extract – 2 tsp
  • Water – 1 cup

Method of Preparation:

  1. Mix all the ingredients 1 in a wide vessel.
  2. Beat the eggs and add all other ingredients 2 and mix well.
  3. Add the above 2 and mix them well without any lumps.
  4. Take an oven safe vessel and spread some butter to avoid sticking of the cake.
  5. Transfer the mixture to this container.
  6. Keep the mixture in the oven at 375F.
  7. Bake 30 to 35 minutes until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.


  • The vessel’s  height should be twice the  quantity of the mixture.
  • Add only half the quantity of cahews and chocolate chips and add the remaining after pouring the mixture in the baking tray. Else everything will settle down.


  1. This came out really really well. Happy birthday to your husband.

    I bookmarked it as I am a big chocoholic.

  2. The cake is moist, dense and perfectly baked. Just yummy 🙂

  3. Cake looks so soft and perfect.. nice presentation !!

  4. arthi, Superb and Perfect Cake! with ice cream scoop, its the king of dessert’s! Love the first pic, with choc sauce.

  5. bookmarked it…absolutely delectable and delicious…..loved it

  6. wow what a wonderful cake…looks soooo inviting dear….

  7. they look truly delectable !!

  8. Looks very moist and chocolatey. Your hubby must be so happy. Happy Birthday to him!

  9. Thank you all 🙂

  10. Wow this cake is very moist and the recipe is simple & easy . As I know you personally want to thank for this recipe . Cake came so well that my friends liked it very much . I tried many recipe from your site all came well. so keep it and I am proud of you dear .

    • Hey Pari,
      Thanks a lot for trying dear..Your comments and suggestions are very encouraging..

  11. Woww.. such a yummy looking and simple cake 😀 I have to try this..

  12. I love chocolate cake and I want to bake it for my husband birthday

  13. A big thumbs up for this cake. I made this cake today and it turned out really well so easy to make. I was not sure how this cake would turn out first by looking at the ingredients however I thought I would try it out and see for myself and I am glad I did.Even though I did not have one of the ingredients I followed it step by step. I am hoping to try something else out from your choice of recipes.

    • Thanks a lot for trying this cake and letting us know the result :). I am glad that you liked it. Let us know what kind of recipe you want to make and we will give our suggestion to you.

      • I also wanted to know although my cake turned out really well nice and soft the bottom bit was sticky and crumbly maybe due to fact that I forgot to put butter on the baking tray not sure why otherwise was lovely, I would recommend this cake its so easy and I served it with ice cream the kids loved it also . You have some really good recipes that I want to try out if you have a nice easy one for cookies let me know. Thanks