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How to Make Chocolate Raspberry Cake at Home

How to Make Chocolate Raspberry Cake at Home

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How about spending a larger part of your weekend to nail a cake so tasty that girls night over the weekend will be fun to flaunt. You remember my expedition with the fruit when I was little, well Now I am grown and love to experience some newness with the fruit. This is hours hard work and a fruitful journey of savory ahead.

When I was a kid, my mother used to make raspberry cake and for 7 days after our dinner we get a slice from that cake and it was so tasty that every month I and my brother used to wait for the week when my mother make it again. For me Chocolate Raspberry Cake is another expedition towards a journey to delight your taste buds while you devour its amazing sweetness in the end. Handle with care while you layer it, ’cause the fun later lies in those layers. Reach up the tree to pluck in some fresh raspberries and be cooking ready. cause while rest ingredients come handy being cake ingredients.

Chocolate Raspberry Cake is a super tasty delight to try on. I will share the Chocolate Raspberry Cake Recipe of my mother with my favourite dessert lovers so you can make it at home. If you love cakes, then you should definitely check out the other cake recipes that I’ve handpicked just for you.

1. Vanilla Mousse Cake– This is a brilliant, moist chocolate cake with a sweet, creamy vanilla mousse filling. Serve it with fresh fruit, chocolate shavings or fruit sauce.

2. Vegan Chocolate Cake– This is really simple, yet very tasty cake. This vegan cake is a good recipe to make any time you need to make a basic chocolate cake.

3. Vegan Banana Cake– You will love this vegan banana cake recipe, it is delicious, light and fluffy, perfectly moist, loaded with banana flavour, topped with lemon frosting and it’s very simple to cook.

4. Vegan Strawberry Cake– This vegan strawberry cake recipe is topped with strawberry buttercream frosting and decorated with fresh strawberries. This vegan strawberry cake is a dream come true for strawberry lovers. 

What’s In The Post

Ingredients for Chocolate Raspberry Cake Recipe

For Chocolate Raspberry Cake:

Ingredient Amount
Granulated sugar 2 cups
Light brown sugar 1 cup
All-purpose flour 3 cups
Sifted, unsweetened cocoa powder 1.5 cups
Baking soda 3 Tsp
Baking powder 1.5 Tsp
Salt 1 ¼ Tsp
Large eggs 3 units
Egg yolks 2 units
Full-fat sour cream 1.5 cups
Whole milk 1/3 cup
Vegetable oil ¾ cup
Vanilla extract 2 tbsp
Hot water 1.5 cups
Raspberries 2.5 cups

For the Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting:

Ingredient Quantity
Full-fat cream cheese, soft 8 ounces
Melted, unsalted butter 1 cup
Sifted, confectioners’ sugar 4.5 cups
Sifted, unsweetened cocoa powder ¾ cup
Vanilla extract 1 Tsp
Salt 1/2  Tsp
Heavy cream 3 tbsp
Seedless raspberry preserves 2 tbsp

For garnish:

Ingredient Quantity
Raspberry preserves ½ cup
Fresh raspberry Optional
Shaved chocolate Optional

Ingredient tip:

  1. If you use frozen raspberries do not thaw (defrost) first, fresh ones need to be thawed.
  2. The heavy cream for the Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting is to be used only if extra needed. otherwise, I bet there are a lot many extra fat-full dairy products.
  3. The garnish with some fresh raspberries and shaved chocolate can be done every time served so the topping is fresh enough to rule over the refrigerator savory, just s you want to save some extra cake for afterward.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation Time Cooking Time Total Time

Chocolate Raspberry Cake Recipe

Chocolate Raspberry Cake recipe

For the Chocolate Raspberry Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 350°(F). cover your pan’s bottom with parchment paper and butter it nicely so your cake doesn’t stick when completely made. The pan is prepared now set it aside.
  2. In the bowl combine both sugars, 2 and 3/4 cups of the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; mix until dry ingredients are nicely combined.
  3. Use your hands to break up any large clumps, if needed. In a separate bowl combine the eggs, egg yolks, sour cream, milk, oil, and vanilla extract; mix until completely combined.
  4. Pour mixture into the dry ingredients and beat it. Pour in hot water and continue mixing until completely combined. check for a thin consistency of the batter.
  5. In a medium bowl, gently toss the raspberries with 2 tablespoons of flour. Add the raspberries into the batter and using a rubber spatula mix it gently like just coat it in the batter.
  6. Pour half the batter in the prepared pan and if needed prepare another pan for the remaining batter. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the centre of a cake comes out clean or with just a few moist crumbs attached.
  7. Cool cake for just over 10 minutes in the pan before removing from pan and transferring to the refrigerator; cool cakes completely before frosting.

For the Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a bowl beat the cream, cheese, and butter until completely smooth. Now sift the powdered sugar and cocoa powder into the mixing bowl, mix until the sugar/cocoa has been absorbed by the butter.
  2. Now add in vanilla extract, salt, heavy cream, and raspberry preserves; beat it. If your frosting is too thin, add some confectioners’ sugar; If your frosting is too thick, add additional heavy cream, 1 tablespoon at a time.

How To Assemble?

  1. Spread a layer of frosting on top of your cake layer, then spread a 1/4 cup of raspberry preserves on top. Top with another cake layer, and repeat spreading it with a layer of frosting, then add remaining 1/4 cup of raspberry preserves.
  2. Top with the final cake layer and place cake in the fridge to set for 30 minutes. Once set, finishing frosting the top and sides of the cake. Garnish with fresh raspberries and chocolate shavings. Slice and serve. You can keep it refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Nutritional Facts Of Chocolate Raspberry Cake Recipe

Calories 515
Fats 32 g
Cholesterol 172 mg
Sodium 328 mg
Potassium 201 mg
Carbohydrates 50 g
Protein 9 g

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