Six Minute Chocolate Cake Recipe

Six Minute Chocolate Cake picture


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Unbleached white flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Unsweetened cocoa powder1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vegetable oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cold water/Brewed coffee1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vinegar2 Tablespoon
For glaze
 Bittersweet chocolate1⁄2 Pound
 Hot water/Milk /half-and-half3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Pure vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 627 Calories from Fat 277

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g51.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 400.4 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.3%

Sugars 54.3 g

Protein 8 g15.4%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 3.7% Iron 25.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


To make the cake, preheat the oven to 375°.
Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda, salt, and sugar into an ungreased 8-inch square or a 9-inch round baking pan.
In a 2-cup measuring cup, measure and mix together the oil, water or coffee, and vanilla.
Pour the liquid ingredients intothe baking pan and mix the batter with a fork or a small whisk.
When the batter is smooth, add the vinegar and stir quickly.
There will be pale swirls in the batter where the baking soda and the vinegar are reacting.
Stir just until the vinegar is evenly distributed throughout the batter.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Set the cake aside to cool, and if you choose to make the glaze, reset the oven to 300°.
For the glaze, melt the chocolate in a small ovenproof bowl or heavy skillet in the oven for about 15 minutes.
Stir the hot liquid and the vanilla into the chocolate until smooth.
Spoon the glaze over the