Chocolate Cake (One Bowl)

5 (2 Reviews)
1 Cake
50 Minutes

Calling all chocolate lovers! The only thing standing between you and this delicious chocolate cake is 1 bowl and 9 ingredients! It’s that easy. I’m a sucker for chocolate cake, but making the kitchen a mess drives me crazy!

Now you can literally have your cake and eat it too :) Toss all the ingredients into one bowl, bake and 30-40 mins later you’ll have a beautiful chocolate cake. Frost with your favourite chocolate icing and 'Tah Dah!' You’re done :)

Oh and it can also be made Vegan. Give this recipe a try today and let me know how it turns out. Happy baking my friends!

Chocolate Cake (One Bowl)

5 (2 Reviews)

Recipe details

  • 1 Cake
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes|Cook time: 40 Minutes|Total time: 50 Minutes



Preheat over to 350 degrees F and grease a 6 inch round cake pan.
In a medium mixing bowl, Sift flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and cocoa powder.
Make three depressions and pour the oil into one well, the vinegar into the second well and the vanilla into the third well.
Add milk and mix all of the ingredients together.
Pour the batter into your prepared cake pan.
Bake for 50- 55 minutes, or until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
Once the cake has cooled, frost it with your favourite chocolate icing. Enjoy!


  • Optional: Once the cake has cooled, I cut my cake in half so there is two layers to my cake.
  • Optional: You can also use this recipe with an 8x8 inch cake pan. Simply reduce the baking time to 30- 40 mins.

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5 (2 Reviews)

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5 (2 Reviews)
  • Jerry Fletcher
    Jerry Fletcher
    on Jan 25, 2021

     Have been looking for this recipe for years! Had it in the early 1970’s lost it. Was called the 3-Hole cake then. And it was mixed up in the pan. Thank you,

  • Lori Hardy
    Lori Hardy
    on Jan 26, 2021

    I made this cake 3 times now and it is absolutely our favorite. So moist and delicious. I made cupcakes with this recipe also with homemade frosting.....mmmmm. Hmmmm!

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