chocolate cake

What could be better for breakfast than a cup of coffee and chocolate cake, made with his own hands? Such a pleasant morning could be the beginning of a wonderful day, which may be the beginning of a successful month, and he in turn - will start very happy period in his life.

Therefore, everyone who dreams of a better life, an urgent need to learn a few recipes for chocolate cake. Especially since their preparation takes very little time, and the result in the exact observance of the recipe - always chic.

Fancy cupcakes with mint cream

This unusual chocolate cake: it may surprise recipe and cooking, the kind of a lot. It combines unusual ingredients, such as coffee and mint extract, which makes it taste quite different from the traditional chocolate muffins. Calculated recipe 9 muffins small size, which make up one portion.

 chocolate cupcake recipe


  • 180 gr. dark chocolate
  • 60 g. white chocolate
  • 6 tablespoons. tablespoons butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons. spoons of sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Of strong instant coffee
  • 90 c. maximum fat content of cream
  • 1/8 tsp. Peppermint extract
  • 1 sachet of vanillin

Peppermint Cream:

The first stage of the preparation of these extraordinary cupcakes - a minty cream. For him, crushed white chocolate and spread it in a small bowl. At the same time, brought to a boil and the cream is filled chocolate always prevented so that it will dissolve.

When the mixture has cooled, it is whipped with a mixer. After the addition of mint extract and again thoroughly whisk. Bowl cover conventional polyethylene film or foil and placed in a refrigerator for two hours.

Preparation of the test:

To test the need to chop the dark chocolate and cut butter. These components should be put in a small saucepan and add the instant coffee and put on a slow fire to the chocolate and butter have melted. Then whisk the mixture until smooth and give a little cool.

Separately, whisk the egg yolks with three tablespoons of sugar, they add chocolate-cream mixture, additionally put the vanilla and whisk again. In a separate bowl first whipped into a thick foam proteins, then add the remaining three tablespoons of sugar and again all thoroughly whipped. The dough is whipped whites added in three stages in order to get an air-cupcakes.

Baking cupcakes:

To propeklis texts, the oven must be heated to a temperature of 170-175 degrees. Shapes better put baking paper to not have a problem with taking out of them finished cupcakes. The forms are filled only 3/4 of the dough when heated not flowed over the edge.

To bake 15-20 minutes is sufficient. Ready cupcakes allow time to cool down and take out the form. Then on the final cooled cupcakes spread mint cream and sprinkle with grated chocolate. It turns out a wonderful flavor that can be remembered with the eccentricity.

Traditional chocolate cake

As befits a true chocolate cake in this recipe there is chocolate. Servings designed for twelve people. The cooking time for a total of about 90 minutes.

Ingredients for the dough:

  • 250 gr. chocolate, preferably milk
  • 200 gr.slivochnogo oil
  • 100 gr.saharnogo sand
  • 200 gr.rublenogo almonds
  • 200 gr.muki
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 packet of baking powder
  • ½ sachet vanilla

Ingredients for decoration:

  • 100 gr.temnogo chocolate
  • 100 gr.svetlogo chocolate
  • 100 pills gr.shokoladnogo

Cooking method:

Start baking the cake is necessary to turn on the oven to at that time as the dough is ready, it is warmed up to 170 degrees.

Milk chocolate must be mangled pieces, add the butter and put it in a water bath to melt. When chocolate and butter pass from a solid state to a liquid, they are removed from the water bath and allowed to cool.

The next stage - egg whisk with a mixer, but pre-separated whites from the yolks and whisk everything separately. To proteins from a thick foam - it is necessary to cool, and add a few crystals of yolks salt. After the yolks and whites whipped, connect them and slowly, stirring constantly, add the chocolate and oil mixture.

Flour mixed with baking powder and add it through a sieve to get a lot. Neglect sieving flour is not necessary, because this process will add not just any chocolate cake splendor. At least in the dough add chopped almonds. His mixed into the dough very carefully.

Forms for cupcakes carefully smeared with margarine, then fill them 2/3 of the dough volume. Bake 50-60 minutes, check the readiness of a wooden stick. If it comes out dry test, then it means that the muffins propeklis and they can get out of the oven.

Ready-made cakes can not just get out of forms, so as not to mash them not. This can be done no earlier than ten minutes after they got out of the oven. To bottom of a cupcake better separated from the mold, cakes in tins can be put on a wet towel.

Once baked the cupcakes have cooled down completely, you can start decorating them. To do this, white and dark chocolate melted separately in a water bath. Chocolate small spoon applied to the cupcakes, so that the white and dark stripes alternated.

While the chocolate is not completely frozen, it put a chocolate dragees. When decorating you can not restrain the imagination, because the cupcakes look more interesting, so they are more appetizing.

Cupcake recipe with cocoa

This recipe is better suited for baking cakes not in small tins, and one large. This recipe - a real find for friendly get-togethers and small family celebrations.

 chocolate muffins


  • 200 gr. butter or margarine butter
  • 1, 5 cups of sugar
  • 0, 5 cups of milk
  • 4 tbsp. tablespoons of cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 packet of baking powder or 1 tsp.
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar
  • 0, 5 cups chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts)
  • 0, 5 cup raisins

Cooking method:

In a small saucepan pour the milk, stirring, add the cocoa and sugar. Pan put on a small fire. When warmed up enough milk and sugar melt completely - time to add the butter. Do not forget to interfere, it is necessary to bring the mixture to a boil, boil but at the same time it should not be.

A few spoonfuls of the mixture may be cast for the glaze, the rest must be cooled. The pre-sifted flour mixed with baking powder. Egg whisk with a fork or electric mixer until frothy. Flour and gradually add the egg mixture, which at that time must be completely cool.

Then the dough is introduced vanilla sugar and washed and dried necessarily raisins and nuts. Nuts are best cut into pieces, equal to the size of raisins so that the cake does not come across an incomprehensible chips and tangible and recognizable pieces of nuts. Instead of nuts and raisins can be used poppy and chocolate pieces.

Cake pan good coat with butter or margarine, cake is baked at a temperature of 180-200 degrees. Baking time of about one hour. Ready cake check, as usual, piercing his sharp wooden stick.

Hot cake, so as not to break out of the mold can not be removed. You must be patient and wait until it cools down, even if the guests are sitting at the table. Because otherwise - is likely to submit the table mountain of debris.

Before serving, sprinkle the cooled cake with powdered sugar and decorate cooled by the time coating.

Cupcake on yogurt with chocolate filling

This recipe is reminiscent of the American version of cupcakes with various additives, which are called muffins. Cake turns out that is called in the feast, and in the world. And home treat - a great idea, and at the festive table can be submitted instead of the boring cake.

In addition, this cake - it's a good way to use stale refrigerated yogurt. This is a recipe - one big benefit: both savings and gastronomic pleasure.


  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 150 gr. butter or margarine quality
  • 0, 5 cups semolina
  • 0, 5 cups sifted flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons of cocoa
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 sachet of vanillin
  • 50 c. walnuts
  • 150 gr. chocolate paste
  • 1st. Spoon liquor "Amaretto"

Cooking method:

Mixer beat the eggs with the sugar, it is better to do it by separating the whites from the yolks. In the yogurt add soda and semolina, all thoroughly mixed, then gradually introduce the beaten eggs. The resulting mass is melted butter was added premixed with the cocoa.

In the end, stir, pour the flour, the dough is obtained as a result of fairly liquid, consistency of thick cream. He added the latest in liquor "Amaretto" and vanillin, which will give a cake a special spicy flavor.

Particular attention in the preparation of chocolate cakes should be given the form if it is poorly lubricated with butter or margarine, remove the cake from it will be difficult. He may lose as a result of the appearance. If the cake was conceived as a dessert for dinner, it's not terrible, but offers it in such a file would be embarrassed. Therefore, in the case of a form, saving oil is not necessary, it is better to over-spread than to get pieces of cake.

In a greased form spread half the dough evenly. Then a tablespoon of chocolate paste is spread evenly and sprinkle with half the chopped nuts. All pour the remaining batter and place in a preheated 180-190 degree oven. Bake the cake about half an hour.

Then it is removed from the oven, allowed to cool and removed from the mold. Before you offer it to trial, it is smeared with chocolate paste and sprinkled with nuts, but you can only use nuts.

Chocolate muffins: a recipe with cottage cheese

Chocolate cake with cream cheese are nothing new, but they contain beneficial ingredients so that they necessarily have to learn to bake, especially if children are present. Moreover, the preparation of these cupcake recipe is very simple, will not take a lot of time housewives. But will soon twelve tasty and healthy cupcakes.

 chocolate muffins on kefir

Ingredients for the dough:

  • 200 gr. flour
  • 180 gr. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 300 ml. natural yogurt with no additives
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoons of cocoa
  • 100 gr. vegetable oil, preferably olive
  • 1 packet of baking powder

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 250 gr. soft cheese
  • 5 Art. spoons of sugar
  • 1 packet of vanilla sugar

Cooking method:

First, you need to do filling: cottage cheese thoroughly whipped with sugar and vanilla. Then prepare the dough: sift the flour, add to it the cocoa powder and pour a bag of baking powder.

Whisk eggs with sugar, it should be noted that it is better to whisk whites and yolks separately. Was added to the beaten egg yogurt and olive oil, then the mixture of flour, baking powder and cocoa. All Stir gently, trying to keep the foam from the eggs. It affects the crispness and lightness cakes. The dough is divided into two equal parts.

Then you need to grease the molds and put them in a first part of the test, then the curd layers again and complete the test. Consumption of filling into each mold - about 2 full teaspoons of curd mass. Oven for baking should be hot, the temperature - 200 degrees, cooking time 20 minutes.

 Chocolate cake - a great start to the day

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