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Chocolate Bundt Cake: A Decadent Delight

Indulge in the Ultimate Chocolate Experience

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Chocolate Bundt Cake: A Decadent Delight

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 9 min Cook Time 45 min Rest Time 10 min Total Time 1 hr 4 mins
Cooking Temp: 160  °C Servings: 12
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Perfect for any occasion, from a casual family dinner to a grand celebration, this Ultimate Chocolate Bundt Cake is sure to be the talk of the table. Its elegance lies in its simplicity, making it an achievable indulgence for anyone looking to impress without the stress. The warm, inviting aroma of chocolate as it bakes will fill your kitchen.

Imagine a cake so moist and tender, it melts in your mouth, leaving a trail of rich cocoa flavour that's both intense and comforting.

The secret?

A dollop of sour cream, which not only enriches the cake with a velvety texture but also ensures it rises beautifully, thanks to its interaction with baking powder and bicarbonate of soda. This cake is a testament to how simple ingredients, when combined thoughtfully, can create a dessert that feels both luxurious and inviting. The role of sour cream in this recipe underlines the importance of understanding ingredient interactions in baking. It exemplifies how a single ingredient can influence various aspects of the cake's final texture, flavor, and rise. This knowledge is invaluable for both novice and experienced bakers aiming to refine their craft and produce consistently excellent baked goods.

This Ultimate Chocolate Bundt Cake is worth the try, promising a delectably satisfying experience that might just become your new favourite treat.



  1. Preheat Oven:

    Set your oven to 160°C fan (320°F fan). Prepare a large Bundt pan by brushing it with cooking oil or melted butter to ensure a flawless release of your cake.

  2. Blend Wet Ingredients:

    In a large bowl, mix cocoa powder, light brown sugar, softened butter, vanilla extract, and boiling water. Whisk until the mixture becomes smooth and the butter melts, creating a luxurious chocolate base.

    Add the eggs to the mixture. Next, add the sour cream and combine.

  3. Add Dry Ingredients:

    Sift in the plain flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, and a pinch of salt, gently folding them into the wet mixture. This step is crucial for creating a smooth batter that will rise beautifully and evenly in the oven.

  4. Prepare the Pan:

    Pour the batter into the prepared Bundt pan, smoothing the top to ensure an even bake.

  5. Bake to Perfection:

    Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into the cake.

  6. Cool and Unmould:

    Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning it out onto a wire rack to cool completely. Patience here ensures the cake retains its beautiful Bundt shape.

  7. Serving Suggestion:

    Serve as is or elevate it with a warm chocolate ganache for an extra layer of indulgence.

  8. Storage:

    If the cake lasts more than a day 😂, store it in an airtight container to maintain its moisture and flavour.


Keywords: Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe, Moist Chocolate Cake, Easy Chocolate Dessert, Chocolate Cake

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