If you're into chocolate desserts, then, this is a recipe for you. 90% of desserts I make are chocolate flavored and with dark appearance. This one is easy to make and has a strong chocolate cake taste, kind of reminds me of the famous sacher cake.


For the sponge cake

  • 5 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons oil
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 packet of baking powder (12 grams or 2 full teaspoons)
  1. Using a mixer, beat the eggs with the sugar for several minutes. 
  2. Add the oil, milk, water and mix.
  3. Then, gradually add sifted cocoa, sifted flour and baking powder and mix with a wooden spoon. Add the vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into non stick tray 25x35 cm. 
  5. Bake in preheated oven at 180 C (350 F) degrees for about 25 minutes. Check with a toothpick if the cake is ready.


  • 250 ml of water (1 cup)
  • 5 tablespoons sugar

Bring to boil for several minutes and pour the cold baked sponge cake with the syrup.

Choco glaze

  • 500 ml heavy cream (2 cups)
  • 300 g of dark chocolate (10.5 oz)

  1. Heat to a low temperature, mix well to get an even structure. Then, cool for a few minutes and pour above the sponge cake.
  2. Cool the cake in the refrigerator.
  3. After cooling, cut in cubes and serve.