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One Bowl Chocolate Cake ( No eggs, No butter)
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5 from 8 votes

One Bowl Chocolate Cake ( No eggs, No butter)

Create a soft chocolatey moist cake with this One bowl chocolate cake recipe . No eggs, no butter, no stand mixers are needed. Just one bowl a whisk and a few basic ingredients are required to create this chocolate cake delight.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert / Cake



  • 1 1/2 cup / 180g All-Purpose Flour or Cake Flour
  • 1 cup / 200g white sugar
  • 1/4 cup / 29g cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda / bicarbonate of soda


  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 tablespoon / 15 ml vinegar
  • 1/3 cup / 80ml vegetable /canola / sunflower oil
  • 1 cup / 250ml warm water


  • 1 1/2 cups / 255g dark chocolate broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup / 125ml cream


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F / 180°C. Lightly grease and line an 8 inch / 20cm square or round pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  • Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and pour in the wet ingredients.
  • Mix until combined and pour into the greased and lined cake pan.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the pan for 10 minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack. Allow to cool completely before frosting if preferred.


  • Add dark chocolate pieces to warmed cream. Allow the chocolate to soften in the cream for about 5 minutes before stirring.
  • The ganache thickens as it cools. You can pour the ganache onto the cooled cake or allow it to thicken to the desired consistency before spreading it onto the cooled cake.


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg