Chocolate-Red Wine Cake Recipe

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Kathryn Published: June 25, 2021 Modified: July 6, 2021
Chocolate-Red Wine Cake Recipe

How To Make Chocolate-Red Wine Cake

This red wine cake has a slight alcoholic kick between fluffy bites! It’s a rich and decadent chocolate treat to whet your sweet cravings.

Preparation: 55 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



  • 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • ¾cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2stickunsalted butter
  • cupssugar
  • 2eggs,large
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • cupsdry red wine
  • confectioner’s sugar
  • whipped cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour a 12-cup bundt pan.

  2. In a bowl, whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. In a large bowl, using a hand-held electric mixer, beat the butter with the sugar at medium-high speed until fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat until incorporated.

  4. Add the vanilla and beat for 2 minutes longer. Working in two batches, alternately fold in the dry ingredients and the wine, until just incorporated.

  5. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan, and bake for 45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

  6. Let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then turn it out onto a rack; let cool completely.

  7. Dust the cake with confectioner’s sugar and serve with whipped cream.


  • Calories: 373.07kcal
  • Fat: 16.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.62g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.20g
  • Fiber: 2.55g
  • Sugar: 30.75g
  • Protein: 4.28g
  • Cholesterol: 67.15mg
  • Sodium: 243.12mg
  • Calcium: 20.90mg
  • Potassium: 150.88mg
  • Iron: 1.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 140.29µg
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