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Chocolate Buttermilk Cake


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 10
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:30 h

A mouthwatering baking recipe that will have everyone drooling.


  • 185 grams Butter, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Vanilla Extract
  • 330 grams Caster Sugar
  • 4 Eggs, Separated
  • 100 grams Self-Raising Flour
  • 35 grams Cocoa Powder
  • 180 ml Buttermilk
  • 250 grams Butter melted
  • 80 grams Icing Sugar


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease deep 20cm-round cake pan; line base with baking paper.

Step 2

Beat butter, vanilla extract and sugar in a small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, one at a time. Transfer mixture to a large bowl; stir in sifted ours and cocoa, and buttermilk.

Step 3

Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form; fold into cake mixture, in two batches. Pour cake mixture into pan. Bake cake about 1 hour. Cool cake in pan.

Step 4

Make chocolate filling; stir chocolate and butter in medium saucepan over low heat until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sifted icing sugar. Cool filing to room temperature; beat with a wooden spoon until thick and spreadable.

Step 5

Split cake into three layers. Place one layer on serving plate, spread thinly with some of the remaining chocolate filling; repeat layering with remaining cake layers and filling. Spread reserved filling all over cake.

Step 6

To make buttermilk: 1 tbsp of white vinegar or lemon juice in 250ml milk. Let stand for 5 minutes.

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