Delicious, Moist, and Tender Chocolate Cake

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Maiya

This is a very easy and delicious cake that is guaranteed to solve your chocolate craving. The espresso really helps bring out the chocolate, and I really like the flavour the olive oil lends to the cake too. This has become my favorite chocolate cake recipe.

Top Review by annlouise

Loved it! Almost as easy as a mix, but so much tastier and healthier! I substituted 1/2 c of sucanat for sugar, and was impressed that the olive oil was "hidden" enough. I only had one problem; getting it out of my bundt pan, but that was probably because I let it cool too long. Next time I think I'll try it with a 9x13.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Add espresso, milk, lemon juice, eggs, olive oil, and extract to dry ingredients.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased bundt pan.
  6. Mixture will be EXTREMELY THIN.
  7. Don't worry!
  8. Bake at 350*F for 35-45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the middle comes out clean.
  9. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.
  10. After the cake cools completely dust with a tablespoon or two of powdered sugar, if desired.
  11. You can also frost the cake with your favorite frosting, but it is very good without frosting.

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