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Chocolate Wonder Cake Recipe

This easy-to make Chocolate Wonder Cake recipe is mixed and baked in a springform pan. It's moist and delicious and particularly good with ice cream. It would make a fine Mother's Day treat.

Trivia:A springform pan is a cake pan with an upright rim that you can unclamp and remove from the pan's bottom.

Tip: For best results, always use good quality chocolate.

Chocolate Wonder Cake Recipe

Chocolate Wonder Cake Ingredients

1 1/4 cups flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup or four tablespoons of cornstarch
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (four tablespoons)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1/3 cup of vegetable oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ice cream, your choice of flavors. Vanilla, chocolate or strawberry are all good choices. sprigs of mint or edible flours (optional)


You will need a 10 inch springform pan that seals tightly. If you're looking for one, I suggest the Kaiser Bakeware Classic 10-Inch Springform with Flat and Fluted Bases

Preheat your oven to 350°. Put the oven rack in the middle.

Place ALL dry ingredients in the pan and mix to combine.

Pour in the vanilla, vegetable oil, lemon juice and milk. Mix until you have a smooth batter.

Place your wonder chocolate cake in the oven and bake until done. This should take approximately forty minutes.

Cool on a rack for five minutes or more. Serve warm or cool, with ice cream. Garnish your plate with a sprig of mint or edible flowers.

This Chocolate Wonder cake recipe is so simple to make and so delicious. You'll want to file it away to make again and again.

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