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 sponge 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 delicious! I love this cake because it’s very chocolate-y but not overwhelming or too sweet.
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How it’s Made
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. Want a more in-depth tutorial for the cake? Check out my Chocolate Sponge Cake tutorial.
For the frosting, I went with a French-style chocolate buttercream. This is a cheater’s version of my French buttercream using sweetened condensed milk. This frosting is not as fluffy as regular, American buttercream but it’s not as sweet and more creamy.
Chocolate Cake Wrap
To make this chocolate cake extraordinary, I wrapped the cake with a chocolate wrap! This decorating technique can take any cake from boring to amazing! I have a separate video tutorial for this chocolate cake wrap. Watch my NEW chocolate cake wrap video here! https://tatyanaseverydayfood.com/recipe-items/chocolate-cake-wrap/
Enjoyed this cake recipe? Check out some of my other recipes you’re sure to enjoy!
- German Chocolate Cake – rich chocolate cake with coconut filling!
- 12 Layer Chocolate Cake – 12 layers of chocolate and vanilla cake with chocolate buttercream!
- Chocolate Checkered Cake – unique cake design with a surprise inside!
- Black Forest Cake – chocolate cherry cake with creamy frosting.