Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting for any occasion!

Here at Amari, we decided to celebrate this Easter season with a very delicious chocolate cake with frosting, it was truly yummy! We’re going to share the recipe, here you go:

Chocolate Fudge Cake 2
Delicious Chocolate Cake


– 21/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
– 1 cup Sugar
– 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder – alkalized
– 3 teaspoons Baking Powder
– 1/2 cup Milk
– 1 cup Butter (or Margarine) *If using butter; add 1/2 tspn salt to dry ingredients
– 3 Eggs
– 1 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
– 1/2 cup freshly brewed hot coffee


1.) Preheat oven to 350ºF/180°C, then grease and flour a round 8 inch cake pan. and set aside.
2.) Sift the flour, cocoa powder(we used Maimun Supplies brand) and baking powder into a separate bowl.

sifted chocolate cake flour

3.) In another bowl, cream the sugar and margarine until white.

4.) In a small bowl; beat the eggs and vanilla until you see bubble; then add into the creamed mixture.
4.) Slowly fold in the flour mixture alternately with the coffee and then milk until thoroughly combined. Pour the batter

Chocolate cake batter

into the prepared pan and bake for about 50 to 65 minutes,or until toothpick or clean knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
5.) Cool in the pan for 10 minutes then turn out onto a cooling rack and cool completely.
6.) Place on a large plate or cake board and frost the cake. For the buttercream frosting click on this link – Buttercream Frosting

To garnish: You can choose to shave some dark chocolate on the top for a lovely decadent finish like the cake shown above. You can also melt about 40 gms of dark chocolate on a double boiler and then drizzle on the edges of the buttercream frosting after it has set for about 20 minutes for a lovely finish. Be creative!

Baked this Chocolate cake with above recipe for a lucky little lady ^_^
Baked this Chocolate cake with above recipe for a lucky little lady ^_^

Serve and enjoy ^_^!!

Do you have any cake recipes you love for occasions? Let us know.

Would you like to bake delicious cakes with us? Click on this link to find out more details on our baking classes

Published by Amari

Baking with Amari offers learning experiences to those who want to experience & know what Bakers & Cake Decorators do in a practical, hands-on settting. We train our students using Cookswell original charcoal ovens. We also offer basic business start-up training for those who want to start small baking businesses. We do groups vocational training anywhere in East Africa as well. We hold classes in our home-based bakery workshop located on Ndwaru road in Riruta, Nairobi; off Naivasha road, next to Pelida School.

16 thoughts on “Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting for any occasion!

  1. I loved the final product of this chocolate cake since I have been looking for a good chocolate cake recipe but I swear this is the one I will be using


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