photo: A chocolate cake for one, two, three

A chocolate cake for one, two, three

This is probably the simpliest recipe of a chocolate cake youve ever met. This is despite the fact that everyone who tasted this cake, rolled their eyes and said — «God, this is so tasty, but I will never be able to make it by myself».


  • Flour
    225 g
  • Egg
    3 pcs
  • Sour cream
    250 g
  • Sugar
    250 g
  • Salt
    ¾ tsp
  • Baking powder
    1 ¾ tsp
  • Baking soda
    ½ tsp
  • Vanilla extract
    2 tsp
  • Butter
    200 g
  • Cocoa powder
    100 g
  • Mascarpone
    250 g
  • Whipping cream
    250 ml
  • Icing sugar
    250 g


  • 1. Mix all the dry ingredients – nuts, flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and soda.
  • 2. In another bowl mix the liquid ingredients: eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract and also add cocoa .
  • 3. Add butter of a room temperature and 2-3 tbsp of the liquid to the dry mixture. Mix until pasty condition.
  • 4. Then add the remaining liquid by stages and mix well. Bake the cake at 175 C for 35-45 minutes until dry matches.
  • 5. Beat mascarpone on low speed with the icing sugar and cocoa, add cream and beat until thick mass.
  • 6. Lubricate the cakes with the custard and optionally decorate with berries.