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Killer Chocolate Cake with Creamiest Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Recipe Source: Divas Can Cook Rich and moist chocolate cake which can be made in under 1 hour from start to finish. The cake itself taste so chocolaty and soft.
4.60 from 5 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 servings
Calories 565 kcal



  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 ½ cup
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Brown Sugar - ½ cup
  • Oil - ⅓ cup
  • Egg - 2
  • Curd or Buttermilk - ⅓ cup
  • Instant Coffee Powder - 2 tsp
  • Hot Water - ¾ cup
  • Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1 ½ tsp
  • Baking Powder - ¾ tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp
  • Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
  • Cocoa Powder - ½ cup


  • Salted Butter - 100 grams
  • Confectioners Sugar / Icing Sugar - 3 cups
  • Cocoa Powder - ½ cup to ¾ cup
  • Thick Cream - ½ cup or as needed
  • Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp



    • Preheat oven to 160 degree c.
    • Line two 8 inch cake pan with parchment paper. Grease it well with oil.
    • Take flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt in a bowl and mix well.
    • Take egg, sugar, brown sugar, oil, vanilla, curd and mix well.
    • Add in flour mix and hot coffee and mix well.
    • Pour it into the cake pan and bake for 25 mins.
    • Remove and cool completely.
    • Start by making buttercream.
    • Take soft butter in a bowl and whip till creamy.
    • Add in half of the icing sugar and mix well till creamy.
    • Add in remaining icing sugar, cocoa powder and mix well till it gets crumbly like wet sand.
    • Add in cream and whip till creamy and fluffy.
    • Add vanilla and mix well.
    • Unmould cake in a cake stand.
    • Spread buttercream and spread. Place another cake over it.
    • Spread with buttercream evenly.
    • Decorate as per wish.
    • Set the cake for 30 mins in fridge.
    • Slice and serve.


    1)Dont over beat the cake batter. Just mix gently till combined.
    2)Add hot coffee. Never skip it.
    3)Use cream in the buttercream for rich and creamy frosting.
    4)You can store this cake in fridge for more than a week. Bring to room temp before serving.
    5)Dont over bake the cake.
    6)This cake can be stored for two days in room temp.
    Nutrition Facts
    Killer Chocolate Cake with Creamiest Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
    Amount Per Serving (1 g)
    Calories 565 Calories from Fat 175
    % Daily Value*
    Fat 19.4g30%
    Saturated Fat 8.1g51%
    Cholesterol 43mg14%
    Sodium 90mg4%
    Carbohydrates 100.4g33%
    Fiber 3.1g13%
    Sugar 80.5g89%
    Protein 4.1g8%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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