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The classic recipe for chocolate cake
Chocolate cake buns are similar to a regular cake, but damp, melt-in-your-mouth and moist. The cream for the dessert is made with a base of sour cream and butter, it turns out not too greasy and harmonises perfectly with the moist cakes.


  • sugar – a cup;
  • a couple of eggs;
  • 130ml kefir;
  • 120ml raffin oil;
  • 125 ml water;
  • soda – 18 grams;
  • flour – two hundred and twenty grams;
  • cocoa 65 grams;
  • sour cream – 440 g; 15% sour cream – 440 g;
  • 3g vanillin;
  • packet of butter;
  • powdered sugar – 185 g;
  • 4 handfuls of roasted peanuts;
  • dark chocolate – 120g.
  • Step-by-step recipe for chocolate cake with kefir

How to do it :

Step 1:

In a bowl, beat the eggs, combine with the sugar and, having whipped to a stiff foam, add to them refined butter, not cold kefir, water, all mixed with a mixer at low speed for a couple of minutes more.

Step 2:


Combine the sifted flour with cocoa and baking soda and slowly pour into the previously prepared mixture, and knead well until homogeneous.

Step 3:

Transfer the base to a baking tray lined with parchment and bake for 25 minutes.

Step 4:


Allow the finished cake to cool on a wire rack.

Step 5:

For the cream, chop the softened butter, combine with the powder, vanilla and beat with a mixer until delicate but thick. Add the sour cream to the mixture and whisk a little more.

Step 6:


Divide the cake with a sharp knife into two parts, put one on a dish, apply the cream, spread with a spoon all over the surface, glue the second part together.

Step 7:

The cream is also applied to the top and sides.

Step 8:


Thaw the dark chocolate in a steam bath, cool and use a cornetter to apply to the top of the cake in different directions.

Step 9:
Decorate with chopped peanuts.

Step 10:

Put the cake in the fridge for a few hours.


You can bake this cake not only in a round shape, but also in a square shape by placing the batter in a deep frying tray of the desired shape.

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