Deep Dark Chocolate Cake

Deep Dark Chocolate Cake

Hey, Chocolate lovers! Welcome to the dark side! Are you ready for death by chocolate? Let’s roll up our sleeves and start baking!

Prep Time: 45 min
Baking Time: 50 min
Servings: 10-12

Additional Info

  • Ingredients
    114gSCS ® Salted Butter
    55gSIS Demerara Sugar
    64gSIS Caster Sugar
    1½ tspVanilla Extract
    For the Chocolate Mixture:
    59gUnsweetened Cocoa Powder (the best you can find)
    236mlBoiling Hot Water
    1 tbspInstant Coffee Powder or Granules (unsweetened)
    For the flour mixture:
    192gSunshine Flour
    1 tspBaking Soda
    ½ tspBaking Powder
  • Directions
    1. Preheat the oven to 170℃.
    2. Grease two 9-inch round cake tins.
    3. Sift and whisk together the flour mixture.
    4. In a heat-proof bowl, whisk together the boiling water, coffee powder and cocoa powder; let this mixture cool completely.
    5. With an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar until pale.
    6. Add the eggs one at a time (scraping the sides of the bowl down, after each addition) and vanilla extract. Mix until combined.
    7. With a spatula, fold in the chocolate mixture and flour mixture, alternating between the two and mix until smooth.
    8. Bake for about 25 minutes and let the cakes cool completely before frosting.

Baking Tips

  • Prevent pie dough from sticking

    After crimping the edge of the pie crust, lift the edge of the crust gently all around with your fingers. This keeps the dough from sticking to the dish while baking and makes it easier to take out the pieces of pie.

  • About SCS

    SCS is one of the most endeared and beloved household brands in Singapore and Malaysia.


    The velvety, rich, buttery and familiar taste of SCS Butter has been savoured by families since 1905! SCS Butter is 100% pure creamery butter.


    SCS unwavering promise to consistently deliver only the best product quality even after a century, is the key reason why it remains the most sought after butter brand for top chefs and bakers alike not just in Singapore, but in Malaysia too.


    With the very same goodness of premium quality dairy products, consumers can also enjoy the SCS range of premium quality products such as SCS Spreadable Butter, SCS Portion Butter, SCS Cheese Slices and SCS Cream Cheese.