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Goldilocks Chocolate Cake Recipe

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12


  • 7 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 tbsp cream of tarter

For icing

  • 4-5 tbsp hot water
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate melted
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • Chopped nuts


  • Let the egg yolks stand for some time after beating them.  And then whisk with oil and vanilla.
  • Take a bowl and mix cocoa with water to make a smooth mixture. Cool this mixture for 15 minutes.
  • In another bowl, mix salt, flour, sugar, and baking powder. Mix all three mixtures now and beat the resulting batter with an electric beater properly.
  • Now in a separate container, beat the egg whites with the tarter cream. And then gradually add it to the egg yolk mixture by making folds.
  • Grease the baking pan and gradually spoon the mixture in it evenly or you can also pour it in folds.
  • Bake your cake sponge at 350 degrees for about an hour and then invert it into a serving plate.
  • For Icing, in a pan melt the butter and then add confectioner's sugar in it. Also put in chocolate, vanilla, and water.
  • Pour this chocolate mixture over the cake sponge. Sprinkle the crushed nuts at the top layer of your cake.