Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and sprinkles

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This is the easiest and the cutest cake ever! Comes together in minutes and….just look at those sprinkles on that velvety smooth frosting…ah… And the cake part is like a cloud of cocoa. Perfection!

Chocolate cake with chocolate frosting and sprinkles

Course: Desserts


Total time






  • Cake
  • 85 gr unsalted butter

  • 145 gr brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 2 tbsp cocoa mixed with water

  • 1 tsp vanilla in powder form

  • 170 gr Greek yogurt

  • 125 gr flour

  • 40 gr cocoa powder

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • Frosting
  • 180 gr powdered sugar

  • 50 gr melted dark chocolate

  • 115 gr unsalted butter

  • 3-6 tbsp milk

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla in powder form

  • Pinch of salt

  • Sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 175º C.
  • Line a pan with baking paper.
  • In a bowl sift and combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a separate bowl, using electric mixer, mix sugar and butter until wet sand like consistency. Add egg, egg yolk, yogurt, cocoa with water, vanilla. Mix until just combined.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet, in three stages. Using a spatula, mix until just combined.
  • Transfer the cake mixture to a pan and bake for around 20-30min or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • When the cake is baked, leave it to cool slightly.
  • In a bowl add all the ingredients for the frosting-butter, sugar, vanilla, chocolate, half of the milk, salt. Using electric mixer, mix until well combined. Add more milk if needed.
  • Spread the frosting over the cake and decorate with sprinkles.

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