• Rabab Awada

Fudgy Chocolate Loaf Cake


  • 10 tbsp butter

  • 1 cup dark chocolate, chopped or morsels

  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder, sifted

  • 1//2 cup light brown sugar

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips to fold in the cake

  • 1/2 cup semisweet dark chocolate chips, for topping


  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a 9×5.5-inch (1.5qt) loaf pan with baking spray, line with parchment paper and grease lightly again.

  • In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat melt the butter add the dark chocolate chips or morsels let it sit for 5 minutes then mix till smooth.

  • In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, sifted cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, light brown sugar and salt. Whisk until fully incorporated.

  • In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs vanilla and cream until smooth then add the butter mixture and mix well.

  • Mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients, and mix until there are no longer any clumps of flour.

  • Fold in the chocolate chips, if using.

  • Transfer batter to loaf pan and smooth out the top using an angled spatula. Don’t fill the pan all the way, leave at least 1 inch from the rim of the pan so it doesn’t overflow).

  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top.

  • Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean.

  • Allow to cool for 10 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack. Enjoy! Add some Vanilla Ice cream!