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Close-up shot of a slice of chocolate magic cake tiopped with berries
Chocolate Magic Cake
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins

Chocolate Magic Cake, a fabulous dessert for all the chocoholics out there. One batter magically creates layers of deliciousness: the bottom layer is dense, fudgy, so chocolaty, and the top is a light, chocolate sponge that screams perfection. Top with the the berries of your choice for the ultimate chocolate dessert.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Romanian
Keyword: chocolate cakes
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 225 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
  • 4 large eggs
  • 150 g icing (confectioner's) sugar/ powdered sugar
  • 100 g chocolate
  • 100 g butter
  • 500 ml full-fat milk
  • 75 g plain (all purpose) flour
  • 25 g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Pre-heat the oven at 140 degrees Celsius (284 Fahrenheit).

  2. Melt the butter, then leave to cool.

  3. Melt the chocolate, and leave to cool.

  4. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.

  5. Beat the egg yolks with the powdered sugar until you get a smooth, light-coloured consistency.

  6. Add the cocoa powder and melted chocolate, and mix again.

  7. Gradually add the flour, one tablespoon at the time, and beat until fully incorporated, then add the vanilla extract, butter and milk, and beat again.

  8. Beat the egg whites separately until you get stiff peaks, then use a spatuala to gently fold them into the batter.

  9. Line a large rectacle baking tray ( 15x26 cm, 6x10 inches )with non-stick perchament paper, then add the batter.

  10. Bake in the oven for 70 minutes, or until the top is golden brown, and a tooth pick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

  11. Turn off the oven, then leave to cool completely in there. Once it's cool, refrigerate overnight before slicing.

  12. Optionally, you can powder the cake with icing sugar or cocoa powder before slicing it.

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Magic Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Potassium 137mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 7.1%
Calcium 6.3%
Iron 5.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.