Calling out to chocolate cake lovers out there! This is definitely a must try, I'm not kidding!
This chocolate sour cream bundt cake is the easiest chocolate cake, ever. This and my chocolate cake for my devil's food cake 😉
It's a super moist cake with amazing chocolate flavour and yes, on top of that we will drizzle it with some more chocolate.
Let's get started, shall we?
This chocolate cake recipe didn't come that easy for me. Don't get me wrong, it IS a super easy recipe but it was a journey for me to get to this final recipe.
Just to let you know, I do recipe testings before I put up any recipes here in our website or Youtube channel. Some recipes just take 1 testing and bam! They're perfect and good to go.
Others, like this for example, took me several recipe testings to get it right. Haha!
I did 3 recipe testings for this beauty. Both Marco and I wanted a dark chocolate coloured cake, soft and moist and most importantly, easy to make. Because yes, we all know if it's not easy then we will be reluctant to make it. Right?
Some recipes like my Sarawak layer cake, however, are totally worth the extra steps to make. Just saying 😉
We were left with so many cakes during the 2 days of testing that at one point I wanted to give some to an Amazon delivery man (well he was more towards a kid?) when a delivery came that day. But I didn't. I get self-cautious thinking if he even liked chocolate cake, or if he had any allergies or something (I do not want to be responsible if anything happened to him) or if he even had the time to eat it. Because he was pacing here and there impatiently (but politely) while I was signing the parcel 😀
How about you? Would you give your bakes to your delivery man?
It's As Simplest As It Gets
Despite my recipe testings, I have to say this is the simplest chocolate cake that I have ever made.
The method is straight forward. You have your dry ingredients, wet ingredients and then mix the two. Even if you're just starting to learn baking, I promise that you will not fail with this recipe.
Just watch the video below and you'll see.
This chocolate sour cream bundt cake is:
- really easy to make, despite the elegant and fancy look 😉
- really really really must try for all of chocolate lovers out there
- perfect to wow your guests during this holidays season
- the only chocolate cake recipe that you'll need, I promise
- the BEST CHOCOLATE CAKE that I've ever eaten! Yep!
Hungry For More Chocolate Recipes?
- Peanut butter chocolate cookies (they freeze so well also!)
- Chocolate creme caramel (flan)
- Chocolate banana bread
- Mini chocolate panettone
- No-bake chocolate cheesecake
Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake
- 2 cup all purpose flour (260 g)
- 1 ½ cup sugar (300 g)
- 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ cup unsalted butter (113 g)
- 1 cup water (250 ml)
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (40 g)
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅓ cup sunflower oil (80 ml)
- 2 large eggs , room temperature
- ½ cup sour cream (125 g)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- some melted chocolate or chocolate ganache , for drizzling on top
- Add all ingredients into a bowl, mix well and set aside.
- Add all ingredients into a pan and cook on medium heat until the butter is fully melted. Use a whisk to mix everything well while cooking.
- Pour mixture into a bowl and wait until the mixture cools slightly.
- Now add in all wet ingredients into the bowl and whisk everything together until well combined.
- Add ½ of dry ingredients in and mix everything well, just remember never to over mix it. Add the rest of the dry ingredients and give it one last mix. Pour batter into a 10 inch (25 cm) bundt pan that has been generously buttered.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 350ºF (175ºC) for 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven and leave it for 15 minutes before flipping and removing it from the pan. Cool completely and then drizzle with some melted chocolate on top. Serve and enjoy!
- Note: Butter your bundt pan generously to make it easier to remove the cooked cake later. Gently pressing the cake and pulling it from the opposite direction of the wall of the the pan also helps to dis-attach the cake from the pan.
Hi, I’m a bit confused about the chocolate mixture instructions. At what point do you add the cooled chocolate mixture to the batter? I’m assuming it goes in with the other “wet” ingredients, but wanted the assurance.
Bea & Marco says
Hi Alen! Yes, you're right! Once the butter has melted, pour the chocolate mixture into a bowl and wait until it cools slightly. Then add the wet ingredients to the chocolate mixture. Hope it helps!
FRIDA Dongo says
Por favor quisiera la receta en español. Yo soy fanática de esta página pero en español si no es mucha molestia.
Hola Frida, tienes la versión en español, si le das a la banderita del menú arriba cambia el idioma. Si estás usando un móvil, hace clic en las 3 rayas de la esquina superior izquierda y ya luego verás la bandera española. Un saludo!
La preparé justo ayer y la receta está super rica, en el punto justo la textura y el sabor...le hice una ganache de dulce de leche y chocolate llenando el centro con frescas frescas.
Quedamos saboreando y deseando un poco más jejejeje
Jaja! Pues suena delicioso con el ganache de dulce de leche. Me alegro que les haya gustado, gracias!
Hi Bea, can I use dark chocolate to melt with milk to replace chocolate mixture? Please advise the portion of ingredients required, Thanks
Hi! I do know that the recipe needs some tweaking here and there for that so I can't say for sure how many you'd need though since I haven't tried it. Sorry!