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One Bowl Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

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I tried this One Bowl Buttermilk Chocolate Cake Recipe, and its do decadent and good with sour cream in the frosting! Such yumminess in one bite.

Chocolate cake or chocolate gâteau is a cake flavored with melted chocolate, cocoa powder, or both

Can I use buttermilk instead of milk in chocolate cake?

Whatever the recipe calls for, it’s always best to stick with that. Milk and buttermilk both make the cake moist, but the texture and taste will be a little different with each

What’s the secret to a moist cake?

Mixing butter into the flour before adding any kind of wet ingredients will reduce the chances of gluten formation. The flour gets coated in fat due to the presence of butter in it. This is the secret tip for making a super moist cake

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Buttermilk Chocolate Cake
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Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 slices 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Cuisine: French


Here you will have a super-rich and moist one-bowl chocolate cake. It only takes a few minutes to prepare the batter. Decorate or frost as per your liking, and enjoy every bite.


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  1. In a bowl sift dry ingredients besides the baking powder.
  2. Make a well and add eggs, essence, oil, and buttermilk, and mix with a whisk or electric beater. add coffee and mix.
  3. Lastly add baking powder and mix.
  4. Pour into a lined pan and bake at 180C degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.


  1. In a pan melt butter and chocolate on low heat.
  2. Cool completely.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and beat well.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Jennifer from The Recipe Hunter:  Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs 


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 747
  • Sugar: 62
  • Sodium: 451
  • Fat: 42
  • Saturated Fat: 14
  • Unsaturated Fat: 24
  • Trans Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 87
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 8
  • Cholesterol: 81
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4 thoughts on “One Bowl Buttermilk Chocolate Cake”

  1. The is is perfect! I’ve recently started making my own butter, which leaves me with left over buttermilk! Now I have a good use for it besides pancakes!!

    • Hi Cherie. This is awesome of you to make your own butter, something I have never done and have no clue how to do it. Hope you will like this buttermilk cake. Please do let me know what you think of it. Enjoy

    • Hi Robbie – Glad to see and hear from you. The person that submitted this recipe is from Port Shepstone. Hopefully that will help you decide but it will be interesting to hear how it turned out for you using only 2 tspns. Enjoy


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