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Chocolate Bundt Cake

Updated: May 9

Homemade Chocolate Bundt Cake Ready To Eat

The best Chocolate Bundt Cake Recipe ever! Incredibly easy to make, moist, and ideal for any occasion. It’s decadent, chocolatey, fudgy, and topped with a delicious chocolate glazing. The Bundt pan gives the cake a fancy look and makes the perfect crowd-pleasing dessert. It's ideal for chocolate lovers and a mixer is not even required for this recipe but yet it always turns out perfect.

Preparation and Cooking Time

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Servings: 6



1⅓ cups white granulated sugar

1 cup all-purpose flour

1¼ teaspoons baking soda

¼ cup sour cream

½ cup unsalted butter, extra to grease the pan

1 large egg

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup water

3 tablespoons cocoa powder

½ teaspoon kosher salt

Chocolate Glaze:

¼ cup heavy cream

2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

1¼ tablespoons white granulated sugar

1¼ tablespoons corn syrup


10-cup bundt pan




Step 1

Place a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees F( (180°C).

Step 2

Use butter and flour to grease a 10-cup Bundt pan and set aside. Mix together butter, salt, cocoa powder, and water in a saucepan. Cook, stirring until combined and melted, then remove from the heat.

Step 3

Combine sugar, flour, and baking soda in a bowl. Stir in ½ of the melted butter mixture and mix until well combined, the mixture will appear thick. Then add the remaining butter mixture and stir until just combined.

Step 4

Add in eggs, one at a time, and whisk until well combined. Stir in the sour cream and vanilla extract. Whisk until just combined and smooth.

Step 5

Pour the batter into the prepared bundt pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean, for about 40 minutes. Allow the cake to cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes before you invert it onto a rack. Allow it to cool completely before you glaze.

Step 6

To make the chocolate glaze, put the finely chopped chocolate and corn syrup in a bowl and set aside. Mix together granulated sugar and heavy cream in a saucepan and set over medium heat.

Step 7

Stir until the sugar is dissolved and the cream is hot. Pour the hot cream on top of the chopped chocolate and whisk until well combined and smooth. Sprinkle the glaze on the cooled cake and let it drip down the sides. Slice into pieces and serve. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

1. You can replace unsalted butter with salted butter, simply take out the ½ teaspoon of salt from the recipe.

2. Cover the cake with a cake carrier or bowl while the cake is cooling, this helps to keep the exterior soft.

Nutritional Information

(per serving)

Calories: 459 | Carbs: 52g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 356mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g

Nutritional information is a guide only.

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