Chocolate Spice Cake

Indulge in Warm Bliss with Our Chocolate Spice Cake Recipe

By Baking as Therapy

Introduction: A Slice of Sweet Comfort

In the world of baking, where each creation is a masterpiece of flavors and emotions, we invite you to discover the soothing embrace of our Chocolate Spice Cake. At Baking as Therapy, we believe that baking is more than a culinary adventure—it’s a form of therapy that warms the heart and feeds the soul.

Chocolate Meets Spice: A Match Made in Dessert Heaven

If you’ve been yearning for a dessert that marries the luscious allure of chocolate with the enchanting dance of warm spices, your search ends here. Our Chocolate Spice Cake is a testament to the magic that happens when decadence meets comfort, when sweetness is elevated by a symphony of spices.

A Recipe Designed for You

We understand that baking should be both enjoyable and accessible. That’s why we’ve carefully crafted a recipe that’s perfect for everyone, whether you’re an experienced baker or just starting your culinary journey. With straightforward ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, this cake is a delightful creation that’s ready to grace your kitchen.

The Sensory Delight of Chocolate and Spice

Imagine the delightful aroma of freshly baked chocolate cake filling your kitchen, mingling with the comforting scents of nutmeg, allspice, ground cloves, and cinnamon. The result? A cake that’s not overly sweet but instead offers a perfect harmony of flavors. Buttermilk adds a subtle tang, while the medley of spices elevates each bite with depth and complexity.

Versatile, Memorable, and Heartwarming

Our Chocolate Spice Cake is a versatile creation, equally at home as a comforting everyday treat, a centerpiece dessert for gatherings, or a heartfelt surprise for a loved one. In just 30 minutes of preparation and 40 minutes of baking, you’ll create a moist, tender cake with an irresistible crumb.

Begin Your Baking Journey

Embark on your baking adventure today, and let our Chocolate Spice Cake from Baking as Therapy be your guide to sweet moments that linger long after the last crumb has disappeared. Explore the full recipe below, and fill your home with warmth and your heart with joy.

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Chocolate Spice Cake

Recipe by bakingastherapy.comCuisine: Dessert, SweetsDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 2 T baking powder

  • 1/4 cup cocoa, sifted

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

  • 1/4 tsp allspice

  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves

  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350˚F (175˚C). Spray an 8-inch (at least 2-inch high) round cake pan with baking spray, rub inside surface of pan with a paper towel to cover evenly with the spray. If your cake pan is lower than 2-inches, use a 9-inch round cake pan). Line bottom of pan with parchment paper and spray parchment paper lightly. Set aside.
  • In a medium-large bowl, combine the yogurt, sugar, and eggs, and whisk together until well blended.
    Add the flour, baking powder, salt and spices and mix until all flour is combined.
    Add the oil and stir well. Don’t worry, at first it will seem to separate but keep stirring till smooth.
    Pour the batter into prepared pan.

    Bake for 35-40 minutes, until the cake feels springy to the touch and a toothpick or cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean. Be careful not to overbake.
  • Cool cake on a wire rack for 10 minutes; then turn it out of the pan onto the rack.


    Indulge in the magic of chocolate and spice, and discover how baking truly can be therapy for the soul. Happy baking!

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