Nigerian Food and Recipes

Chocolate Cake

These soothing, yummy cakes are heavenly with cream and is gaining more popularity than other cakes. Though preparation and baking should be done with extra care, chocolate cakes are everybody’s favorite when prepared right

  • Prep Time: 1h
  • Cook Time: 1h
  • Total Time: 2h


  • 1 1/3 c Flour
  • 3/4 tsp. Vanilla essence
  • 1/8 tsp. Salt
  • 3/4 c Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Baking soda
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Fresh Eggs
  • 1 c Milk


  1. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt together
  2. Mix butter and sugar to be as light as possible in a different bowl
  3. Add one egg at a time, beat well before adding
  4. Stir in vanilla or flavour of your choice.
  5. Put in the dry ingredients alternating with milk.
  6. Turn into a well-greased pan and bake
  7. Note that chocolate cakes are very delicate hence avoid shaking the oven or opening the oven until the cake smells baked

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