Let’s hear a drumroll please for this stunning chocolate cake creation! Looking for a phenomenal chocolate cake recipe? Look no further! My “Ultimate Chocolate Cake” recipe is the only chocolate cake recipe you will need! It’s a chocolate cake soaked with chocolate syrup, frosted with a chocolate buttercream and wrapped in MORE chocolate! Soo much chocolate can only mean one thing – this cake is damn delicious! I love this cake because it’s very chocolate-y but not overwhelming or too sweet.
My ultimate chocolate cake begins with five delicate and light-as-air chocolate sponge cake layers. Since sponge cake does tend to be more dry than traditional cake layers, the layers are generously soaked with a simple chocolate sauce. Make sure to use tons of sauce and go over the layers a few times to make sure they are well soaked.
For the frosting, I went with a French-style chocolate buttercream. This is a cheater’s version of French buttercream using sweetened condensed milk. I’ve had lots of reviews that mention the buttercream could have been better, so I’ve included a video recipe for my chocolate buttercream recipe at the bottom! And to take this cake to extraordinary, I wrapped the cake with a chocolate wrap! I have a separate video tutorial for this method; I have that video right below, too!
For all the recipe details, make sure to watch my video recipe!
Doesn’t this cake look incredible? I love the chocolate wrap on the outside; it makes the cake look so fancy! Use this handy pinboard to share this recipe on Pinterest!
Watch my NEW chocolate cake wrap video here! https://tatyanaseverydayfood.com/recipe-items/chocolate-cake-wrap/
Want more chocolate cake recipes? Watch my chocolate cake and chocolate buttercream recipe in my ‘Back To Cake Basics’ series: http://tatyanaseverydayfood.com/recipe-type/back-to-cake-basics/