Chocolate Cake (One Bowl)

Wholesome Homemade
by Wholesome Homemade
1 Cake
50 min

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)
Recipe details
  • 1  Cake
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 40 Minutes Total time: 50 min
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  • 1 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Organic Granulated Sugar (You can substitute regular sugar)
  • 6 Tablespoons of unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 6 Tablespoons of Olive Oil (or Vegetable Oil)
  • 1 Cup of Milk (use non- dairy milk or water if you’re making vegan)

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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  • 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 25, 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!