Stawberry Chocolate Cake Recipe
Stawberry Chocolate Cake Recipe

Rich and moist chocolate layared cake filled with whipped cream and loads of chocolate ganache. Perfect cake for birthdays

8-10 servings 30 min 40 min Medium


  • 400 Grams (2 cups) Granulated Sugar
  • 250 Grams (2 cups) 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 90 Grams (3/4 cup) Dutch-process Cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3 Large Eggs, room temperature.
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup Whole Milk or Buttermilk, at room temperature
  • 1 cup of Hot Coffee ( put 1 tbsp of instant coffee and pour hot water on top, let sit for 1 minute)
  • Garnache: Stawberries
  • 16oz Strawberries
  • Garnache: Chocolate Ganache
  • 2/3 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 9oz Chocolate Finely Chopped Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Whipped Cream:
  • 3 cups Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Dry Milk Powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease two 9 inch round pans. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl sift together the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and baking powder. Mix to combine. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine eggs, vanilla, oil, and milk mix until fully combined. Slowly add in dry ingredients.
  4. Mix until fully incorporated. Add in hot coffee, the mixture will be very thin. Pour evenly into prepared pans.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Set aside to cool completely.
  6. Chocolate Ganache :
  7. Heat heavy cream either in a saucepan (Don’t let the cream boil.)
  8. In a medium-sized bowl pour in chocolate pieces and pour heavy cream on top of chocolate. Let sit for 5 minutes then stir until completely combined and glossy.
  9. Whipped Cream:
  10. In a bowl of an electric mixer whisk heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, and dry milk powder until stiff peaks form. Set in the fridge while preparing the cake.
  11. Assembly:
  12. Cut each cake layer in half, to create 4 layers.
  13. Place one piece on cake plate/serving dish then place a small spoonful of chocolate ganache on top and spread it evenly over the whole cake layer.
  14. Next place a 1/3 of the whipped cream, making sure to keep the layers as flat as possible.
  15. Repeat until final cake layer is on top. Place chocolate ganache on top of final cake layer, let it drizzle down the sides of cake.
  16. Top with Stawberries.
  17. Store cake in the fridge, best eaten day of assembly.

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