Cocoa Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 50 minutes
  • 6 servings

“It’s my party and I cry if I want it …” You don’t have to cry at any party with this simple and easy-to-make cake. Just use cocoa powder, yolks and whites, and two types of flour. Tie up the loose ends with a sweetened cream cheese frosting and cut into forms using the cake cutters you like.

Ingredients Needed for Cocoa Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

    2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    6 egg whites
    ¾ cup sugar
    9 egg yolks
    ⅔ cup flour
    1 tablespoon cornflour
    ½ cup cream cheese
    2 tablespoons of powdered sugar

How to Make Cocoa Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Add the cocoa powder and oil to a small bowl. Mix until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Add the egg whites to the mixer bowl and start whisking. Gradually add 1/4 cup of all the sugar in the process. Whisk until you have a firm cream.
  3. Add the yolks and remaining sugar to a bowl. Mix them until smooth using a hand mixer. Add the cocoa mixture and mix some more.
  4. Add the whisked egg mixture and mix until even using a spatula.
  5. Shortly mix the flour and cornflour together in a small bowl. Gradually add this mixture to the cocoa-egg mixture bowl and stir until even.
  6. Line an 11 x 7 x 2 inches (28 x 18 x 5 cm) baking pan with parchment paper, then transfer the mixture to it. Bake for 20 minutes at 380⁰F/190⁰C.
  7. Add the cream cheese and powdered sugar to a bowl. Mix until you have a smooth cream.
  8. Place the cake base on the work surface. Spread the cream cheese mixture on it. Cut it into forms using the cake cutters of your choosing and serve.

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